Definition of “turn your back on sth” - English Dictionary

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“turn your back on sth” in British English

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turn your back on sth

also turn away from sth

C2 to stop being involved in something:

The country cannot afford to turn its back on tourism.

(Definition of “turn your back on sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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