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Synonyms for about-face

Noun

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

Verb

1. about-face, turn
usage: turn, usually 180 degrees
2. about-face, rethink
usage: change one's mind and assume the opposite viewpoint
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