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Synonyms of about-face in English:


  • 1 he saluted and did an about-face
    informal U-ey, one-eighty
  • 2 the government was forced to make an about-face
    U-turn, volte-face, reversal, retraction, backtracking, swing, swerve;
    change of heart, change of mind, sea change
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