turn of mind

  • 1 turn of mind — ► turn of mind a particular way of thinking. Main Entry: ↑turn …

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  • 2 turn of mind — index disposition (inclination), position (point of view), spirit Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 turn the mind to — index occupy (engage) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 turn of mind — DISPOSITION, inclination, tendency, propensity, bias, bent. → turn * * * turn of mind phrase a particular way of thinking She has a very practical turn of mind. Thesaurus: ways of thinkingsynonym Main entry: turn * * * a particular way of… …

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  • 5 turn of mind — a particular way of thinking She has a very practical turn of mind …

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  • 6 turn of mind — a way of thinking. → turn …

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  • 7 turn your mind to something — put/set/turn/your mind to something phrase to decide to do something and try very hard to achieve it You can do anything if you put your mind to it. Thesaurus: to make a decisionsynonym Main entry …

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  • 8 natural turn of mind — index character (personal quality) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 9 (a) turn of mind — a ˌturn of ˈmind idiom a particular way of thinking about things Main entry: ↑turnidiom …

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  • 10 turn — ► VERB 1) move in a circular direction wholly or partly around an axis. 2) move into a different position, especially so as to face or move in the opposite direction. 3) change in nature, state, form, or colour; make or become. 4) shape on a… …

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  • 11 turn — [tʉrn] vt. [ME turnen < OE turnian & OFr turner, tourner, both < L tornare, to turn in a lathe, turn < tornus, lathe < Gr tornos, lathe, carpenter s compasses, akin to terein, to bore through: for IE base see THROW] I to cause to… …

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  • 12 turn — turn1 W1S1 [tə:n US tə:rn] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(your body)¦ 2¦(object)¦ 3¦(direction)¦ 4¦(move around central point)¦ 5¦(change)¦ 6¦(attention/thoughts)¦ 7 turn your back (on somebody/something) 8¦(age/time)¦ 9 turn something inside out …

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  • 13 mind — mind1 W1S1 [maınd] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(ability to think and imagine)¦ 2 change your mind 3 make up your mind/make your mind up 4 have somebody/something in mind (for something) 5 bear/keep somebody/something in mind 6 with somebody/something in mind 7… …

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  • 14 mind — mind1 [ maınd ] noun *** 1. ) count or uncount the part of you that thinks, knows, remembers, and feels things: His mind was full of the things he had seen that day. I need a walk to clear my mind. in someone s mind: I wonder what s going on in… …

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  • 15 turn — turn1 [ tɜrn ] verb *** ▸ 1 change position ▸ 2 change direction ▸ 3 make circular movement ▸ 4 do/become something else ▸ 5 become particular age ▸ 6 move page to other side ▸ 7 about stomach ▸ 8 milk: become sour ▸ 9 affect game/fight ▸ 10… …

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  • 16 turn — 1 verb CHANGE DIRECTION/POSITION 1 a) YOUR BODY (I) to move your body so that you are looking in a different direction: Ricky turned and walked away. (+ around/round/away etc): I turned around quickly to see if someone was following. | Dan turned …

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  • 17 mind — 1 /maInd/ noun BRAIN/THINKING PROCESS 1 (C, U) the part of a person, usually considered to be their brain, that they use to think and imagine things: I have a picture of him in my mind tall, blond and handsome. | I don t know what s going on in… …

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  • 18 turn — turnable, adj. /terrn/, v.t. 1. to cause to move around on an axis or about a center; rotate: to turn a wheel. 2. to cause to move around or partly around, as for the purpose of opening, closing, or tightening: to turn a key; to turn the cap of a …

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  • 19 turn — [[t]tɜ͟ː(r)n[/t]] ♦ turns, turning, turned (Turn is used in a large number of other expressions which are explained under other words in the dictionary. For example, the expression turn over a new leaf is explained at leaf.) 1) VERB When you turn …

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  • 20 turn — I. verb Etymology: Middle English; partly from Old English tyrnan & turnian to turn, from Medieval Latin tornare, from Latin, to turn on a lathe, from tornus lathe, from Greek tornos; partly from Anglo French turner, tourner to turn, from… …

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