how to pronounce turnaround


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turnaround is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of turnaround in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… rapid turnaround you still are looking …”

meanings of turnaround


  1. The act of turning to face in the other direction.
  2. The notation for the addition of a grace note above then below a given note.
  3. A series of sketches of a character as seen from different angles.
  4. A cadence linking the end of a verse to the beginning of the next.
  5. The scheduled shutdown of an industrial plant, such as an oil rig, for maintenance and testing.
  6. A contractual provision by which, if the studio elects to abandon a film project, the producer has a limited period in which to sell it elsewhere.
  7. A reversal of policy.
  8. Preparations for takeoff, such as loading and servicing.
  9. The time required to carry out a task.
  10. A turnabout; a reversal of circumstances.
  11. Synonym of goback.

turnaround frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word turnaround occurs in english on average 1.4 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 turnaround 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 turnaround can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

4) transport and travel;

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