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English definition of “three-point turn”

three-point turn

noun [C] uk   /ˌθriː.pɔɪntˈtɜːn/ us    /-ˈtɝːn/
a method of turning a car round to face the other direction by moving forwards across the road, then backwards in the opposite direction across the road and then forwards againChanging directionDriving and operating road vehicles
(Definition of three-point turn from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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