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turn-off

noun uk   /ˈtɜːn.ɒf/ us    /ˈtɝːn.ɑːf/

turn-off noun (ROAD)

[C] a road that leaves another road to go in a different direction: It's four kilometres to the turn-off for Norwich/the Norwich turn-off.

turn-off noun (DISLIKE)

[C usually singular] informal something that you dislike or that you do not find interesting or sexually exciting: This system may provide a powerful tool for adults who find computers a turn-off yet need to learn to use them. Hairy backs are for me the ultimate turn-off.
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