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  • 1turn — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 act of turning sb/sth around ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, full, half, quarter ▪ It slowly spun for three complete turns. ▪ a full turn of the handle to the right …

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  • 2Turn — Turn, v. i. 1. To move round; to have a circular motion; to revolve entirely, repeatedly, or partially; to change position, so as to face differently; to whirl or wheel round; as, a wheel turns on its axis; a spindle turns on a pivot; a man turns …

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  • 3turn — In the equities market, a reversal; unwind . Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. turn turn 1 [tɜːn ǁ tɜːrn] noun 1. [countable] FINANCE the …

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  • 4TURN — Trader s Unique Reference Number used to identify an importer numerically. It is normally based on the trader s VAT registration number, with a three digit extension. HM Customs & Revenue Glossary * * * ▪ I. turn turn 1 [tɜːn ǁ tɜːrn] noun 1.… …

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  • 5turn — turn1 W1S1 [tə:n US tə:rn] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(your body)¦ 2¦(object)¦ 3¦(direction)¦ 4¦(move around central point)¦ 5¦(change)¦ 6¦(attention/thoughts)¦ 7 turn your back (on somebody/something) 8¦(age/time)¦ 9 turn something inside out …

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  • 6turn back — verb 1. retrace one s course (Freq. 7) The hikers got into a storm and had to turn back • Syn: ↑backtrack, ↑double back • Hypernyms: ↑return • Verb Frames …

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  • 7turn down — verb 1. refuse to accept (Freq. 5) He refused my offer of hospitality • Syn: ↑refuse, ↑reject, ↑pass up, ↑decline • Ant: ↑accept ( …

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  • 8downward — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} adj. Downward is used with these nouns: ↑curve, ↑direction, ↑mobility, ↑momentum, ↑motion, ↑movement, ↑plunge, ↑pressure, ↑pull, ↑revision, ↑slide, ↑ …

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  • 9turn down — verb Date: 1601 transitive verb 1. to fold or double down 2. to turn (a card) face downward 3. to reduce the height or intensity of by turning a control < turn down the radio > 4. to decline to accept ; reject < turned down the offer > …

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  • 10turn under — transitive verb 1. : to bend or fold downward or underneath pull the end of the sheet down and turn it under 2. : to put (as soil) underneath from the surface by plowing or digging intransitive verb : to bend or curve toward the underside …

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  • 11turn under — Bend downward …

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  • 12turn of the scale — the slight excess in weight that turns a scalepan downward and that usually constitutes an advantage to a buyer …

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  • 13To turn about — Turn Turn, v. i. 1. To move round; to have a circular motion; to revolve entirely, repeatedly, or partially; to change position, so as to face differently; to whirl or wheel round; as, a wheel turns on its axis; a spindle turns on a pivot; a man&#8230; …

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  • 14To turn again — Turn Turn, v. i. 1. To move round; to have a circular motion; to revolve entirely, repeatedly, or partially; to change position, so as to face differently; to whirl or wheel round; as, a wheel turns on its axis; a spindle turns on a pivot; a man&#8230; …

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  • 15To turn against — Turn Turn, v. i. 1. To move round; to have a circular motion; to revolve entirely, repeatedly, or partially; to change position, so as to face differently; to whirl or wheel round; as, a wheel turns on its axis; a spindle turns on a pivot; a man&#8230; …

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  • 16To turn aside — Turn Turn, v. i. 1. To move round; to have a circular motion; to revolve entirely, repeatedly, or partially; to change position, so as to face differently; to whirl or wheel round; as, a wheel turns on its axis; a spindle turns on a pivot; a man&#8230; …

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  • 17To turn away — Turn Turn, v. i. 1. To move round; to have a circular motion; to revolve entirely, repeatedly, or partially; to change position, so as to face differently; to whirl or wheel round; as, a wheel turns on its axis; a spindle turns on a pivot; a man&#8230; …

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  • 18To turn back — Turn Turn, v. i. 1. To move round; to have a circular motion; to revolve entirely, repeatedly, or partially; to change position, so as to face differently; to whirl or wheel round; as, a wheel turns on its axis; a spindle turns on a pivot; a man&#8230; …

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  • 19To turn in — Turn Turn, v. i. 1. To move round; to have a circular motion; to revolve entirely, repeatedly, or partially; to change position, so as to face differently; to whirl or wheel round; as, a wheel turns on its axis; a spindle turns on a pivot; a man&#8230; …

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  • 20To turn into — Turn Turn, v. i. 1. To move round; to have a circular motion; to revolve entirely, repeatedly, or partially; to change position, so as to face differently; to whirl or wheel round; as, a wheel turns on its axis; a spindle turns on a pivot; a man&#8230; …

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