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English definition of “outturn”


noun [S or U]     /ˈaʊtˌtɜːn/
UK ACCOUNTING, ECONOMICS used to talk about the result for sales , growth , etc. achieved in a particular period , rather than what was expected or planned : He was budgeting for zero net new business this year , while expressing his hope that the outturn would be better than this. The outturn was well below City expectations of an 0.8% increase .
PRODUCTION a total amount of goods or services produced during a particular period of time : The whisky was released in 2004 with an outturn of just 2400 bottles .
(Definition of outturn noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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