volte-face Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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volte-facenoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˌvɒltˈfæs/  us   /ˌvoʊlt-/ (plural volte-face) literary
a ​suddenchange from one set of ​beliefs or ​plan of ​action to the ​opposite: In 1986 he made a very ​public and ​dramaticpolitical volte-face from Left to Right.
(Definition of volte-face from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “volte-face”
in Chinese (Simplified) (信仰等的)大转变,完全转变…
in Chinese (Traditional) (信仰等的)大轉變,完全轉變…
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