reviravolta

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of revirar (to twist) +‎ viravolta (fast turn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /reβiɾaˈβɔlta̝/

Noun[edit]

reviravolta f (plural reviravoltas)

  1. turn
    Synonym: volta
  2. somersault
    Synonyms: pirueta, pinchacarneiro, pinchagato
  3. detour
  4. turn of events

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

reviravolta f (plural reviravoltas)

  1. volte-face (a reversal of policy, attitude or principle)
  2. turn of events (deviation from the expected)