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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.
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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.
Pinnacle, Sierra's flagship product, is the industry's first IC implementation solution developed specifically to meet the high capacity, short turn around time and quality of results (QoR) demands of large designs targeted at manufacturing processes of 90 nanometer and below.
Riordan said he was confident his entire slate would win and help turn around a school district he has bitterly criticized for its dismal student test scores and administrative scandals.
During the course of any M&A, LBO or Turn Around scenario, the underpinning Information Technology infrastructure plays a pivotal role.
Though she's also considering the possibility of pulling out of the market, she remains hopeful that things would turn around.
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.