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English definition of “turn”

turn

noun (CHANGE IN DIRECTION)    /tɜːn/ US  /tɝːn/
B2 [C] a change in the direction in which you are moving or facing: We got as far as the school, and there we had to make a right turn. The path was full of twists and turns.Changing direction on the turn Something that is on the turn is about to change direction: The tide is on the turn.Changing direction the turn of sth C2 the point at which something changes or moves in a different direction: the turn of the tide She was born around the turn of the century (= around 1900, 2000, etc.).Changing directionBends, loops and curves
(Definition of turn noun (CHANGE IN DIRECTION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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