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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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McLeish targeted and had a bid rejected for Doncaster's Mills but the Blues boss has admitted that Kelly's move was too good of a financial deal and too far completed to turn down.
Cardiff City will resist all offers for Cameron Jerome - unless a bid reaches a level they cannot turn down. The Bluebirds are under no pressure to sell their leading goalscorer.
The French government plans to introduce tough labour reforms to reduce welfare benefits for jobless workers who turn down work.
But council planning officers are recommending that councillors turn down the scheme when they meet on Wednesday.
Venables (left)is anxious for a return to top level football management and would find it hard to turn down an approach to coach one of the best sides in the world.
"And the chance to play for a club as big as Juventus was too good to turn down."
VILLA defender Olof Mellberg admitted the chance to join Juventus this summer was too good to turn down.
"I have not been scoring, but I've been playing well and even got a few man of the match awards but it seems a bit off that I'm dropped instantly when I turn down their contract offer.
RESIDENTS are set to turn out in force tonight to protest against council plans to turn down pleas to lower the speed limit through Cawston.
SEAN Og O hAilpin says the opportunity to be part of sporting history at the Ryder Cup was too much to turn down.