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English definition of “turn”


verb [I or T] (GO ROUND)    /tɜːn/ US  /tɝːn/
B2 to ( cause to) move in a circle round a fixed point or line : The Earth turns on its axis once every 24 hours . She turned on her toes , holding out her skirt . The wheels started to turn (round). Turn the steering wheel as quickly as you can. She turned the doorknob and quietly opened the door . Slowly , I turned the door handle .Revolving, rotating and spinning
(Definition of turn verb (GO ROUND) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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