U-turn

Definitions

General English

Military

  • noun an act of turning a vehicle sharply around, so that it is facing in the direction from which it has just come

Politics

  • noun a change of policy to do exactly the opposite of what was done before

Travel

  • noun a turn made by a vehicle on a road, so as to face in the opposite direction

Idiom of “U-turn”

complete turnaround of a car, etc. on a road, in order to face in the opposite direction
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