volte-face - definición en el diccionario inglés británico y tesauro - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “volte-face” en inglés

See all translations

volte-face

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˌvɒltˈfæs/  us   /ˌvoʊlt-/ (plural volte-face) literary
a sudden change from one set of beliefs or plan of action to the opposite: In 1986 he made a very public and dramatic political volte-face from Left to Right.
Traducciones de “volte-face”
en chino (tradicionál) (信仰等的)大轉變,完全轉變…
en chino (simplificado) (信仰等的)大转变,完全转变…
(Definition of volte-face from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de volte-face
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Palabra del día

disappear off the face of the earth

to disappear completely

Palabra del día

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Aprende más 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Aprende más