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An example use of turban in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… Commissioner Yosef turban he attempted …”
A turban is a headdress that is wrapped around the head and secured with a band.
the word turban occurs in english on average 0.9 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.