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turn

(tŭrn),
To revolve or cause to revolve; specifically, to change the position of the fetus within the uterus to convert a malpresentation into a presentation permitting normal delivery.
[A.S. tyrnan]
Obstetrics Version; the rotation of a foetus for vaginal delivery
Public health The abrupt change in a domesticated animal’s behaviour, from docile to aggressive, resulting in attacks on humans, which may be fatal; turning is most common in pitbull terrriers and rottweilers, which together cause the bulk of dog bite-related fatalities in the US
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Senior recruitment officer in charge of Laikipia county Lt Col Stephen Kiago, said others had been turned away at Lamuria trading center on Wednesday during the exercise over the same.
Most of the excluded aliens were intercepted at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport while others were turned away at the international airports in Mactan, Clark, Kalibo, Iloilo and Davao.
One lady said she would never shop in the centre again when she saw us turned away
He was turned away from the flight to Cyprus that he was about to board to attend a wedding because his passport only had eight weeks until expiry.
The 240 disappointed fans who were turned away included many who had travelled from across the south of England as well as some who had reportedly travelled from America to see the band.
FUNERAL: Cpl Michael Thacker, who died in Afghanistan soldiers were turned away from a Coventry bar before the funeral of a fallen comrade.
Last year, the hospital turned away at least three road accident victims who need a CT scan because there was no equipment.
Match-day staff, players and officials were evacuated from the ground and thousands of supporters turned away by police as they approached.
Summary: A rail passenger has been turned away by station staff after attempting to board a train with his pony.
5 percent reduction and could mean an estimated 350;000 students could be turned away at time when number of young Californians is growing and as the economy increasingly demands advanced education, according to educators.
Just in the last few months, we made an auto loan to a young person (with an excellent job) turned away by his employer-related credit union, even though a parent with a 750 credit score was willing to co-sign and the loan was secured by a car title.
A TOP female parliament candidate yesterday criticised Bahrain's voting system after scores of her constituents were turned away from their local polling station.