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Noun Concept
Categories: Italian words and phrases, Political terminology, Portuguese words and phrases, French words and phrases
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about-face  volte-face  reversal  policy change
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A major change in attitude or principle or point of view WordNet 3.0
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A major change in attitude or principle or point of view WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Volte-face is a total change of position, as in policy or opinion; an about-face. Wikipedia
A reversal in direction; reversal of attitude or opinion. Wiktionary
Reversal of direction or attitude. Wiktionary (translation)
An instance of reversing. Wiktionary
A reversal of policy, attitude or principle. Wiktionary
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An about-face on foreign policy WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
When Luke heard the news, he did an abrupt about-face on the policy. Wiktionary
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