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noun 
  1. An abrupt turn to face the opposite direction; often used metaphorically.
The soldier did an and marched off.
When Luke heard the news, he did an abrupt on the policy.
verb (about-faces, about-facing, about-faced, about faced)
  1. To turn 180 degrees to face the opposite direction; often used metaphorically.
The soldiers would about-face immediately the order was given.
A politician will at the drop of a hat if he thinks there are votes in it.

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