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Definition of 'about-face'


  1. act of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formation
       Synonyms: about turn
  2. a major change in attitude or principle or point of view; "an about-face on foreign policy"
       Synonyms: volte-face reversal policy change


  1. turn, usually 180 degrees
  2. change one's mind and assume the opposite viewpoint

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