Translation of "U-turn" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈjuː.tɜːn/ us /-tɝːn/ informal U-ie uk /ˈjuːi/ us

a turn made by a car in order to go back in the direction from which it has come

cambio de sentido
It is illegal to do/make a U-turn on a motorway.

mainly disapproving a complete change from one opinion or plan of action to an opposite one

cambio radical
The prime minister did/made a quick U-turn in response to all the adverse publicity.

(Translation of “U-turn” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈjuː təːn, (American) ˌjuː ˈtəːrn/

see u.

(Translation of “U-turn” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)