turnabout

[turn-uh-bout]
noun
1.
the act of turning in a different or opposite direction.
2.
a change of opinion, loyalty, etc.
3.
a reciprocal action; act of doing to someone exactly as that person has done to oneself or another: Turnabout is fair play.
4.
a person who changes things; a radical.
5.
Chiefly British, merry-go-round.

Origin:
1590–1600; noun use of verb phrase turn about

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turnabout (ˈtɜːnəˌbaʊt)
 
n
1.  the act of turning so as to face a different direction
2.  a change or reversal of opinion, attitude, etc

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Example sentences
One can understand her yearning for happiness, but the turnabout is sudden and hardly in keeping with her adult character.
He joked about the national polls and his turnabout offense.
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