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turnoffnoun [C]

 us   /ˈtɜrnˌɔf/
  • turnoff noun [C] (ROAD)

a ​shortroad that ​leads from a ​largeroad onto a ​smaller one: If you ​miss the turnoff, you’ll have to go 20 ​miles to the next ​exit.
  • turnoff noun [C] (OFFENSE)

speech, ​behavior, or some other thing that ​causes you to ​loseinterest: Younger readers ​find the newspaper’s ​traditionalformat a turnoff.
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