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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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The company is especially adept at turning around undervalued assets and maximizing the value of stabilized assets.
Brown, one of baseball's top pitchers from 1996 to 2000, credited Koufax with turning around his career.
We hope shareholders will join us to hear why the Board is backing the share consolidation plan as a next step in the process of turning around the company,'' said Duncan Mount, the Company's non-executive chairman.
And trains coming from Pittsburg/Bay Point are turning around at SFO instead of Millbrae.
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The headlights from Schulz and Getzelman's patrol car, turning around on a service road near the Whitaker Peak brake check, woke him up about 3:45 a.