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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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It means creating and expanding networks of talent-laden organizations--universities, think tanks, for-profit and non-profit school companies--that have the skill, experience, and management capacity to turn around individual schools and entire districts.
YPI applies its unique operational practices to turn around unstabilized assets and maximize value in stabilized properties.
I'm disappointed that they would turn around and not live in good faith with what we did, which was almost everything they wanted.
Champions of local educational reform said even having one or two new members elected to the board could help turn around the district by demonstrating to other board members the public's determination for change.
The company provides a wide variety of IT solutions, including outsourcing, systems implementation and Private Equity Services, and realizes that the underpinning Information Technology infrastructure plays a pivotal role during the course of any M&A, LBO or Turn Around scenario.
Longtime investor Sandy Uchida, a West Hills middle school special-education teacher, firmly believes things will turn around and that she'll come out ahead.
My boat couldn't turn around because I fell at the break, which is the gateway where the harbor opens up into the sea, and there were all these boats coming directly for us,'' she said.
To meet demands of customers who need quick turn around on time-sensitive orders, Sonopress LLC, a leader in media services and turnkey production operations, today announced that it has expanded its US-based CD capacity to 48 replication lines.
You yell at them and wave to get them to turn around.