Translation of "about-turn" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /əˌbaʊtˈtɜːn/ us /əˌbaʊtˈtɝːn/ UK US about-face

a change of direction

media vuelta
I’d only gone a little way down the street when I remembered I hadn’t locked the door, so I made/did a quick about-turn.

a complete change of opinion or behaviour

cambio radical
This is the government’s second about-turn on the issue.

(Translation of “about-turn” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)