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American English: /ˌoʊvərˈtərn/
British English: /əʊvəˈtəːn/

Translation of overturn in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (tip over)
    darle la vuelta a
    dar vuelta (Southern Cone)
    Example sentences
    • More than 4,000 students overturned cars and threw bottles out of windows at a university in Jiujiang, in the southern province of Jiangxi.
    • A red-haired woman is taken away from the table after she overturns a full bowl of food.
    • It was overturning cars and knocking over down buildings, trying desperately to catch Jordan.
  • 2 (depose)
    Example sentences
    • She said she had taken on her chairmanship in December 2003, determined to overturn a previous board decision not to renew Mr Ramsay's contract.
    • Residents hope they can overturn the decision.
    • He introduced reliable methods of assessment and measurement, and an epidemiological framework, and thereby overturned many of the previous conclusions.

intransitive verb

  • (vehicle)
    dar una vuelta de campana
    darse la vuelta
    darse vuelta (Southern Cone)
    Example sentences
    • The car then overturned, coming to rest on its roof on the hard shoulder.
    • The tragedy happened when the Vauxhall hit the central reservation and overturned, coming to rest on the hard shoulder.
    • Any rower whose boat overturns in the ship channel faces a tough job getting to dry land safely.
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