about-turn in policy


about-turn in policy
поворот на 180° в политике

English-russian dctionary of diplomacy. 2014.

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  • about-turn — (also chiefly N. Amer. about face) ► NOUN Brit. 1) Military a turn made so as to face the opposite direction. 2) informal a complete change of opinion or policy …   English terms dictionary

  • about-turn — n., v., & int. n. 1 a turn made so as to face the opposite direction. 2 a change of opinion or policy etc. v.intr. make an about turn. int. (about turn) Mil. a command to make an about turn. Etymology: orig. as int …   Useful english dictionary

  • about turn/about face —    This term refers to a complete change of opinion or policy.     The ambassador s recent declarations indicate an about turn in foreign policy …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • about-turn — (also chiefly N. Amer. about face) noun Brit. 1》 Military a turn made so as to face the opposite direction. 2》 informal a complete change of opinion or policy …   English new terms dictionary

  • turn — [tʉrn] vt. [ME turnen < OE turnian & OFr turner, tourner, both < L tornare, to turn in a lathe, turn < tornus, lathe < Gr tornos, lathe, carpenter s compasses, akin to terein, to bore through: for IE base see THROW] I to cause to… …   English World dictionary

  • turn about — I. verb Etymology: turn (I) + about, adverb intransitive verb : to face about : reverse one s position, direction, course, or policy transitive verb …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn — v. & n. v. 1 tr. & intr. move around a point or axis so that the point or axis remains in a central position; give a rotary motion to or receive a rotary motion (turned the wheel; the wheel turns; the key turns in the lock). 2 tr. & intr. change… …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn — turnable, adj. /terrn/, v.t. 1. to cause to move around on an axis or about a center; rotate: to turn a wheel. 2. to cause to move around or partly around, as for the purpose of opening, closing, or tightening: to turn a key; to turn the cap of a …   Universalium

  • turn — /tɜn / (say tern) verb (t) 1. cause to move round on an axis or about a centre; rotate: to turn a wheel. 2. to cause to move round or partly round, as for the purpose of opening, closing, tightening, etc.: to turn a key. 3. to reverse the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Policy debate — Part of the series Policy Debate Organization Policy debate competitions Inter Collegiate policy debate Format Structure of policy debate · Resolution Constructive · …   Wikipedia

  • turn — [[t]tɜrn[/t]] v. t. 1) to cause to move around on an axis or about a center; rotate: to turn a wheel[/ex] 2) to cause to move around or partly around, as for the purpose of opening, closing, or tightening: to turn a key[/ex] 3) to reverse the… …   From formal English to slang

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