about turn

  1. Noun.  (British, military) Of a formation of soldiers, to reverse the direction in which they are facing; an about face.
  2. Noun.  (British, figuratively) A complete change of opinion, direction, etc.
  3. Verb.  (intransitive, military) To turn to face the opposite direction.

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