Significado de “U-turn” - Diccionario inglés

U-turn en inglés británico

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U-turnnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈjuː.tɜːn/ us /-tɝːn/ informal U-ie, uk /ˈjuːi/ us

a turn made by a car in order to go back in the direction from which it has come:

It is illegal to do/make a U-turn on a motorway.

mainly disapproving a complete change from one opinion or plan of action to an opposite one:

The prime minister did/made a quick U-turn in response to all the adverse publicity.

(Definición de U-turn de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

U-turn en inglés americano

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U-turnnoun [ C ]

/ˈjuˌtɜrn/

U-turn noun [ C ] (180 DEGREE TURN)

a turn like a U, made by a vehicle to go back in the direction from which it came:

I was making a U-turn into the southbound lanes.

U-turn noun [ C ] (CHANGE OF OPINION)

a complete change from one opinion or plan to an opposite one

(Definición de U-turn de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)