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right-about Syllabification: right-a·bout
Pronunciation: /ˈrīdəˌbout/
(also right-about face)

Definition of right-about in English:

noun

Military
A right turn continued through 180° so as to face in the opposite direction: he did a swift right-about and disappeared

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