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"revolving door" in British English

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revolving doornoun [C]

uk   /rɪˌvɒl.vɪŋ ˈdɔːr/ us   /rɪˌvɑːl.vɪŋ ˈdɔːr/
a set of doors that you go through by pushing them around in a circle
(Definition of revolving door from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"revolving door" in American English

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revolving doornoun [C]

us   /rɪˈvɑl·vɪŋ ˈdɔr, -ˈvɔl-/
a set of doors that you go through by pushing them around in a circle
If you say that a situation is a revolving door, you mean that people or other things are continuously coming and going, rather than staying somewhere: The department was a revolving door for top leaders, as 10 directors came and went over a dozen years.
(Definition of revolving door from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"revolving door" in Business English

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revolving doornoun [S]

uk   us   informal
HR, WORKPLACE a situation in which a lot of different people do a particular job or work for a particular company for a short time and then leave: Despite a revolving door in senior ranks just below the top, the group has had a single CEO for the last three years.
(Definition of revolving door from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “revolving door”
in Chinese (Simplified) 旋转门…
in Chinese (Traditional) 旋轉門…
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