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swivelverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈswɪv·əl/ (-l-, -ll-)
to ​turn around from a ​fixedpoint in ​order to ​face in another ​direction, or to ​turn something in this way: [I] Kennedy swiveled around in his ​seat. [T] He swiveled his ​face toward Jack.
(Definition of swivel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “swivel”
in Spanish pivote, eslabón giratorio…
in Vietnamese khớp khuyên…
in Malaysian sendi swivel…
in Thai แกนหมุน…
in French pivot…
in German der Drehzapfen…
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)转动,使)旋转…
in Turkish dönmek, döndürmek…
in Russian вращать(ся)…
in Indonesian sendi putar…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)轉動,使)旋轉…
in Polish obracać (się)…
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