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U-turn

noun [C]  /ˈjuˌtɜrn/

U-turn noun [C] (180 DEGREE TURN)

a turn like a U, made by a vehicle to go back in the direction from which it came: I was making a U-turn into the southbound lanes.

U-turn noun [C] (CHANGE OF OPINION)

a complete change from one opinion or plan to an opposite one
(Definition of U-turn from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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