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English definition of “turn”

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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