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    Unusual Meanings of "Turn"

    I looked up dictionaries, but I still don't quite understand the meaning of "turn" in some sentences:


    1 "Finlandís Turn to Right Sends Shivers Through Euro Zone"

    2 "Some leaders expressed worry that the turn to contentious social issues in the days leading up to the Republican National Convention, where the party platform is likely to embrace a tough anti-abortion stance and strict curbs on immigration, could undercut the partyís need to broaden its appeal."

    What does "turn" mean in those two sentences?


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    nytimes.com/2011/04/22/world/europe/22finland.html?_r=0
    nytimes.com/2012/08/27/us/politics/republicans-worry-about-keeping-factions-reined-in.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

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    Re: Unusual Meanings of "Turn"

    A change in (political) direction.

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    Re: Unusual Meanings of "Turn"

    Thread closed. Clone of banned user.

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