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verb [intransitive/transitive] swivel pronunciation in British English /ˈswɪv(ə)l/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyswivel
he/she/itswivels
present participleswivelling
past tenseswivelled
past participleswivelled
  1. swivel

    or

    swivel around

    or

    swivel round

    if someone or something swivels, or if you swivel them, they turn round on a fixed point and face in a different direction
    She swivelled round and glared angrily at him.
    Helen swivelled her chair around to get a better look.
    Kris swivelled his head to see who had entered the room.

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