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English definition of “turn away”

turn away

phrasal verb with turn     /tɜːn/ US  /tɝːn/ verb
to move your face so you are not looking at something: When they show an operation on TV, I have to turn away.Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
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