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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyturn away
he/she/itturns away
present participleturning away
past tenseturned away
past participleturned away

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  1. to refuse to let someone come into a place

    Reporters who visited the team's training ground were turned away.

    They're family – I could hardly turn them away!

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