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Meaning of TURN AROUND

Pronunciation:  turn u'rawnd

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  turning in an opposite direction or position; "the reversal of the image in the lens"
  2. [v]  get better; "Her performance in school picked up"
  3. [v]  cause to get better; "The new stategy turned around sales"; "The tutor turned around my son's performance in math"
  4. [v]  turn abruptly and face the other way; also metaphorically; "He turned around to face his opponent"; "My conscience told me to turn around before I made a mistake"
 
 Synonyms: pick up, reversal, swing about, swing around
 
 See Also: ameliorate, amend, better, improve, meliorate, turn, turn, turning

 

 

 

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