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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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With this feature, presenters can face their audience directly, rather than turning around to read slides as they appear on the screen.
Solution: Concentrate on doing a superior job of fulfilling the most important responsibility No Child Left Behind places on states: turning around failing schools.
Therefore, John calls for repentance (metanoia), literally turning around. John calls for turning from the old ways of wickedness to the new ways of justice.
He says the hope is that Carver will achieve the same success with Independence that it had in turning around its own bank.
("PPR") released preliminary 03Q4 office vacancy and supply data today, which indicate that office markets are turning around.
is turning around 70 percent of the license applications in eight days.
A state administrative law judge ruled that Peak has an acceptable history of turning around troubled nursing homes.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasuo Fukuda suggested that price-keeping operations would have only a temporary effect of turning around the bourse.
Global Banking News-November 21, 2013--Lloyds chief to get bonus for turning around bank(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
PRIME Minister David Cameron has praised Middlesbrough Council's work in successfully turning around the lives of nearly 100 families.