An about-face; a reversal, as in policy or opinion.

My health insurance company refused to pay for my sex change operation, so I made a volte-face on my opinions about reform.

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“Volte-face.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/volte-face. Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “volte-face”, accessed October 4, 2023, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/volte-face.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Volte-face. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved October 4, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/volte-face

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