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English definition of “outturn”

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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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