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a small road that branches off from a larger one, especially a ramp or exit leading off a major highway:
He took the wrong turnoff and it took him some 15 minutes to get back on the turnpike.
a place at which one diverges from or changes a former course.
an act of turning off.
the finished product of a certain manufacturing process, as weaving.
the quantity of fattened livestock distributed to market.
something or someone that makes one unsympathetic or antagonistic.
noun use of verb phrase
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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