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turning

noun [C] uk   /ˈtɜː.nɪŋ/ us    /ˈtɝː-/
B1 a place, especially a road, track, or path, where you can leave the road you are on: Take the third turning on the left after the traffic lights.
Translations of “turning”
in Korean 갈림길…
in Arabic زَاوية…
in Portuguese esquina…
in Catalan embocadura…
in Japanese 曲がり角…
in Italian svolta, traversa…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指路的)轉彎處,岔路口…
in Russian перекресток…
in Turkish dönemeç…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指路的)转弯处,岔路口…
in Polish zakręt…
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