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"turnover" in British English

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turnovernoun

uk   /ˈtɜːnˌəʊ.vər/ us   /ˈtɝːnˌoʊ.vɚ/
  • turnover noun (BUSINESS)

C1 [C or U] the amount of business that a company does in a period of time: Large supermarkets have high turnovers (= their goods sell very quickly). The business has an annual turnover of £50,000.

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  • turnover noun (EMPLOYEES)

C2 [S or U] the rate at which employees leave a company and are replaced by new people: The large number of temporary contracts resulted in a high turnover of staff.US They've had a lot of turnover at the factory recently.

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  • turnover noun (CAKE)

[C] a small cake made from a folded piece of pastry with fruit inside: an apple turnover
(Definition of turnover from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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turnovernoun

us   /ˈtɜrnˌoʊ·vər/
  • turnover noun (EMPLOYEE CHANGES)

[U] the rate at which employees leave a company and are replaced: The high turnover among daycare workers is an ongoing problem.
  • turnover noun (PASTRY)

[C] a piece of pastry that is folded to contain fruit within it: an apple turnover
(Definition of turnover from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"turnover" in Business English

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turnovernoun [U]

uk   /ˈtɜːnˌəʊvər/ us  
UK ACCOUNTING the amount of money that a company gets from sales during a particular period: Group turnover rose 2% in the period, compared with last year.annual/daily/yearly turnover The business has an annual turnover of $350,000. The company reported a €500,000 loss on turnover of €4.5 million.overall/total/worldwide turnover Total turnover for the year amounted to £17 billion. first-half/full-year turnover high/low/strong turnover
HR the rate at which employees leave a company and are replaced by new employees: The company has a staff turnover of around 12% a year.high/low turnover Private nurseries tend to have a high turnover of staff. sales force/CEO turnover forced/voluntary turnover
COMMERCE the rate at which a store sells and replaces its stock: fast/high/rapid turnover With the high street's fast turnover, popular fashions often sell out within days.
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET the total number and value of shares bought and sold on a stock market in a particular period of time: light/heavy turnover The market dropped in heavy turnover. The Trust will generally not exceed a portfolio turnover rate of 100%.
(Definition of turnover from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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