turn-off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “turn-off” in the English Dictionary

"turn-off" in British English

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uk   /ˈtɜːn.ɒf/  us   /ˈtɝːn.ɑːf/

turn-off noun (ROAD)

[C] a ​road that ​leaves another ​road to go in a different ​direction: It's four ​kilometres to the turn-off for Norwich/the Norwich turn-off.

turn-off noun (DISLIKE)

[C usually singular] informal something that you ​dislike or that you do not ​findinteresting or ​sexuallyexciting: This ​system may ​provide a ​powerfultool for ​adults who ​findcomputers a turn-off ​yet need to ​learn to use them. Rudeness is, for me, the ​ultimate turn-off.
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