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English definition of “turn away”

turn away

verb uk phrasal verb with turn   /tɜːn/ us    /tɝːn/
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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