See also: u-turn
U-turn (plural U-turns)
- (literally) A turn in a vehicle carried out by driving in a semicircle in order to travel in the opposite direction.
- (figurative) A reversal of policy; a volte-face, a backflip
- The government have done a U-turn and are now supporting greater European integration instead of opposing it.
- Often used in the phrases do a U-turn or make a U-turn.
- uey (colloquial)
reversal of policy
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- (intransitive) To shift from one opinion or decision to its opposite.