about-face

Definitions of about-face
1

n act of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formation

Synonyms:
about turn
Type of:
reversal, reverse, reversion, turnabout, turnaround
turning in the opposite direction

n a major change in attitude or principle or point of view

“an about-face on foreign policy”
Synonyms:
policy change, reversal, volte-face
Types:
undoing
an act that makes a previous act of no effect (as if not done)
Type of:
change
the action of changing something

v turn, usually 180 degrees

Type of:
turn
change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense

v change one's mind and assume the opposite viewpoint

Type of:
rethink
change one's mind

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