turnaround

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turnaround (plural turnarounds)

  1. The act of turning to face in the other direction.
  2. A reversal of policy.
  3. The time required to carry out a task.
    They tried to reduce their turnaround on incoming paperwork.
  4. A turnabout.
    • 2012 May 5, Phil McNulty, “Chelsea 2-1 Liverpool”, BBC Sport:
      Drogba's goal early in the second half - his fourth in this Wembley showpiece - proved decisive as the remarkable turnaround in Chelsea's fortunes under interim manager Roberto di Matteo was rewarded with silverware.
  5. (music) A cadence linking the end of a verse to the beginning of the next.
  6. (music) The notation for the addition of a grace note above then below a given note.

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