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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A major change in attitude or principle or point of view; Act of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formation; v. - Change one's mind and assume the opposite viewpoint; Turn, usually 180 degrees.

Usage examples (36)
  • An about-face on foreign policy
  • Now there has been an about-face in the body politic.
  • GRACE: That ` s quite an about-face, Sheryl McCollum.
  • We're going to tell you what's behind the about-face. for more
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