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English definition of “turn-up”

turn-up

noun [S] (EVENT)    /ˈtɜːn.ʌp/ US  /ˈtɝːn-/ UK informal
something that happens in an unexpected way or in a way that was not planned Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset
(Definition of turn-up noun (EVENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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