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about-face

Pronunciation: /əˌbaʊtˈfeɪs/
(in British English also/en inglés británico también) about-turn /əˌbaʊtˈtɜːrn; əˌbaʊtˈtɜːn/

Translation of about-face in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (reversal of policy) cambio (masculine) radical de postura to do an about-face cambiar radicalmente de postura 1.2 [Military/Militar] media vuelta (feminine)

exclamation/interjección (about face)

  • [Military/Militar] ¡media vuelta!

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