how to pronounce turnabout


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turnabout is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of turnabout


  1. A reversal of a decision or opinion etc; a change of mind or flip-flop.
  2. The act of turning about so as to face in the opposite direction.
  3. A merry-go-round.

turnabout frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word turnabout occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics turnabout can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that turnabout can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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