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Synonyms for about-face
əˈbaʊtˌfeɪs, əˈbaʊtˈfeɪs; əˌbaʊtˈfeɪsabout-face

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. about-face, about turnnoun

    act of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formation

    volte-face, about turn, reversal, policy change

  2. about-face, volte-face, reversal, policy changeverb

    a major change in attitude or principle or point of view

    "an about-face on foreign policy"

    volte-face, blow, reverse, reversion, policy change, turnabout, turn around, transposition, reversal, about turn, flip-flop, change of mind, black eye, turnaround, setback

  3. about-faceverb

    turn, usually 180 degrees

  4. about-faceverb

    change one's mind and assume the opposite viewpoint

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PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "about-face":

    about-turn, turnaround

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How to use about-face in a sentence?

  1. Zhang Peihong:

    I wouldn't call my attitude optimistic, after all Peter has only done good works, so he shouldn't face any punishment. I do hope the court will act impartially.

  2. Barry Burden:

    It's just not possible to make face-to-face voting go away and run a fair election.

  3. Brendan Steinhauser:

    He’s got an interesting message that could resonate with voters, especially those looking for a fresh face, he could be an alternative to Trump, but also someone more acceptable to the majority Republicans because he isn’t seen as a Never Trumper.

  4. Susan Goldberg:

    We think The Story of a Face is one of the most important stories that we will do this year, we thought The Story of a Face was just such a moving and inspiring story that is about everything from human journey to breakthrough medicine and science.

  5. Donald Trump:

    Look at that face! would anyone vote for that? Can you imagine that, the face of our next president?

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  • [[tehdä]] [[täyskäännös]], täyskäännösFinnish
  • faire demi-tour, demi-tour, faire volte-face, revirement, volte-faceFrench
  • fare dietrofront, fare il voltagabbana, banderuola, fare il voltafaccia, dietro front, voltafaccia, voltagabbana, dietrofrontItalian
  • meia-voltaPortuguese
  • кругомRussian
  • 關於臉Chinese

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