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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.
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Feldman, who's hands-on approach to turning around distressed assets, combined with a deep bricks-and-mortar background, have earned his firm a national reputation with investors for being ahead of the market and for producing above average returns.
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Giuliani and his team of senior executives, many of whom served with him during his eight-year tenure as Mayor, will draw upon their experiences in emergency preparedness, public safety, leadership during crises, and financial management -- all of which were instrumental in turning around a City described as unmanageable and ungovernable to a City that is now a worldwide example of good government and effective management.