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turn

(Change), noun bend, change of direction, curve, detour, deviation, diversion, particular interpretation, twist, vicissitude
Associated concepts: turnover order

turn

(Rotation), noun circuit, cycle, gyration, revolution, shift, span stretch, stint

turn

(Change), verb alter, avert, bend, change, change opinion, coil, contort, convert, curdle, curl, deviate, ferment, form, induce, influence, metamorphose, mold, persuade, prevail upon, recast, reconstruct, shift, sinuate, slue, sway, swerve, transform, transmute, transpose, veer, wind, win over

turn

(Deflect), verb alter belief, argue, avert, change course, convince, gainsay, maneuver, outmaneuver, transform, vary
Associated concepts: turn state's evidence

turn

(Rotate), verb change, gyrate, jibe, move, move clockwise, move counterclockwise, pivot, pull, push, spin, swivel, whirl
See also: accident, alter, avert, contort, contour, convert, crossroad, deviate, digress, flair, gift, impair, influence, occurrence, opportunity, oscillate, posture, predisposition, prejudice, proclivity, quirk, shape, situation, slant, spoil, tendency, transform, transition
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The North Carolina and Kentucky programs make clear, however, that turning around failing schools is labor-intensive--and not inexpensive (both states spend about $6 million to turn around a small number of schools, and currently have neither the money nor the staff to do much more).
The runner should make a short turn around third, pick up the ball, and make sure of the back picks by the shortstop.
The executives are to outline their plan to turn around the under-performing company this week.
She said the Government was stepping up action to turn around failing schools as part of its drive to raise standards in every school, particularly those in the most deprived areas.
Sutton shakes his head just thinking about the ledge he was straddling before a headstrong football coach trying to turn around a mediocre program reached out to pull him back.
Forty-eight hour turn around is available at Equinix in San Jose, CA, Switch and Data (PAIX) in Palo Alto, CA, Market Post Tower (55 South Market St.
We are convinced that we together with EQT will continue the growth of Five Seasons and complete the turn around of Melka Tenson", said Gunnar Johansson.
OTTAWA, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's edutainment has never been more exciting as Corel begins to ship two new multimedia titles: Pandora's Box(TM), which is shipping immediately, and Turn Around Turtle(TM), which is due to ship within the next few weeks.
He turned around Nissan, and could be the person to turn around GM.
She knew that he couldn't turn around in that area so she was able to escape,'' said Deputy Dave Jennings.