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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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Their demonstrations were to no avail, however, and the family doesn't know where to turn next.
POBOL Y CWM Dani, pictured, doesn't know where to turn and is worried she's about to lose everything.
She can't shake them, can't avoid them and doesn't know where to turn. But when lumbering, awkward outsider Nick comes to her rescue, Frank finds herself drawn to--and repelled by--his weirdness.
Emotionally is takes an often incalculable toll, particularly if no support is available or the carer just doesn't know where to turn. Plus, the cost to society, families and the NHS is huge and escalating as our population ages.
"I'm hoping we will raise the profile of this charity to a level where there's not one person from the Parachute Regiment who doesn't know where to turn if they need any support, no matter how big or small their issue is."

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