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English definition of “turnover”

turnover

noun [S or U] (EMPLOYEES)    /ˈtɜːnˌəʊ.vər/ US  /ˈtɝːnˌoʊ.vɚ/
C2 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 .Retiring and resigning from work
(Definition of turnover noun (EMPLOYEES) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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