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turnoutnoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ˈtɜrnˌɑʊt/
the ​number of ​people who are ​present for an ​event: Considering the ​rain, there was a good turnout.
politics & government In an ​election, the turnout is the ​number of ​people who ​vote
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turnoutnoun [S]

uk   us   /ˈtɜːnaʊt/
POLITICS the ​number of ​people who ​vote in an ​election: Voter turnout was high. a 50%/high/​low turnout a ​big/​poor/​record turnout
the ​number of ​people who are ​present at an ​organizedevent: We had a good turnout, more than 100 ​people showed up. With the ​aid of his ​regularproducer, he has ​maintained his prolific ​output through ​variablereviews and inconsistent box-office turnout.
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