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about-face also: ( (British English) also) about-turnPronunciation: /əˌbaʊtˈtɜːrn/, /əˌbaʊtˈtɜːn/
American English: /əˌbaʊtˈfeɪs/
British English: /əˌbaʊtˈfeɪs/

Translation of about-face in Spanish:


  • 1 (reversal of policy)
    cambio (masculine) radical de postura
    to do an about-face
    cambiar radicalmente de postura

also: about face exclamation

  • (Military)
    ¡media vuelta!

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