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English definition of “three-point turn”

three-point turn

noun [C]     /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 noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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