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English definition of “turn sth around”

turn sth around

( UK also turn sth round)
verb uk phrasal verb with turn   /tɜːn/ us    /tɝːn/
to change an unsuccessful business, plan, or system so that it becomes successful: The new management team turned the ailing company around in under six months.
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