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English definition of “turn”

turn

noun [C] (ILLNESS)    /tɜːn/ US  /tɝːn/ old-fashioned informal
a slight illness , a strange feeling , or a nervous shock : After the accident I started having funny turns. It gave me quite a turn to see him after all these years .Disease and illness - general words
(Definition of turn noun (ILLNESS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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