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"revolving door" in British English

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revolving doornoun [C]

uk   us  
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 ​stayingsomewhere: The ​department was a revolving door for ​topleaders, as 10 ​directors came and went over a ​dozenyears.
(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 ​shorttime and then ​leave: Despite a revolving door in ​seniorranks just below the ​top, the ​group has had a ​singleCEO 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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