About-face (noun)

  1. A complete change of direction, opinion, or attitude.
  2. An abrupt reversal of position or policy.

Origin:

From military term meaning a 180-degree turn.

Examples:

  1. The company made an about-face on its decision to close the factory.
  2. The politician made an about-face on his campaign promises.
  3. The team made an about-face and went back to their original strategy.
  4. The leader's about-face on the issue caused confusion among the supporters.
  5. The stock market took an about-face and started to go up.
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