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Topic: BUSINESS BASICS


turnover

noun
     
turn‧o‧ver
1 [singular, uncountable] British EnglishBB the amount of business done during a particular period
turnover of
The illicit drugs industry has an annual turnover of some £200 bn.
turnover rose/fell
Turnover rose 9%.
2 [singular, uncountable] the rate at which a particular kind of goods is sold
turnover of
Tri-Star's fast turnover of stock
3 [singular, uncountable] the rate at which people leave an organization and are replaced by others
turnover of
Low pay accounts for the high turnover.
staff/labour turnover
a high degree of labour turnover among women
4 [countable]DF a small fruit pie:
an apple turnover
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