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about-face

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Noun about-face has 2 senses
  1. about-face, about turn - act of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formation
    --1 is a kind of reversion, reverse, reversal, turnabout, turnaround
    Derived form: verb about-face1
  2. about-face, volte-face, reversal, policy change - a reversal in attitude or principle or point of view; "an about-face on foreign policy"
    --2 is a kind of change
    --2 has particulars: undoing
    Derived form: verb about-face2
Verb about-face has 2 senses
  1. about-face - turn, usually 180 degrees
    --1 is one way to
    turn
    Derived form: noun about-face1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  2. about-face - change one's mind and assume the opposite viewpoint
    --2 is one way to
    rethink
    Derived form: noun about-face2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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