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turnaround

noun [U] (TIME TAKEN)    /ˈtɜːn.ə.raʊnd/ US  /ˈtɝːn-/ (UK usually turnround)
the amount of time taken for something to happen after a vehicle, an instruction, or an order for goods arrives at a place: We'll have to improve the turnaround - three days is too long. Turnaround time for the information is some four days and the average cost £12. → See also turn sth around/roundTransferring and transporting objects
(Definition of turnaround noun (TIME TAKEN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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