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English definition of “U-turn”

U-turn

noun [C] (180 DEGREE TURN) /ˈjuˌtɜrn/
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 .
(Definition of U-turn noun (180 DEGREE TURN) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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