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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishturnaroundturn‧a‧round /ˈtɜːnəraʊnd $ ˈtɜːrn-/ (also turnround British English) noun [singular]  1 the time it takes to receive something, deal with it and send it back, especially on a plane, ship etc The average turnaround for a passport application is six working days. We must reduce costs and shorten turnaround times.2 a complete change from a bad situation to a good oneturnaround in the remarkable turnaround in our economy turn around at turn13 a turnabout
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turnaroundHaving worked hard to build openness, ownership, and commitment, the Frangos team knew this decision would kill any turnaround.Monorail does the upgrades itself, paying for Federal Express shipping both ways and guaranteeing a four-to six-day turnaround.The team's dramatic turnaround is attributed to their new coach Bill Snyder.The expected turnaround in the beer industry has, for various reasons, not yet occurred.Jenkins is confident the company will make a major turnaround this year.Patrick had briefed him on the reasons for their sudden turnaround in Bucharest and the dash back to the Channel.The last row of Table 16-1 shows the turnaround in total spending since 1984.The turnaround in the current balance was heroic, from - 25 percent of total payments to +6.0 percent.Reyna used a tricky turnaround move to elude the only defender before firing from 8 yards into the empty goal.turnaround timesMeanwhile, many delivery and turnaround times were cut by more than half.Other methods of monitoring response and turnaround times are therefore needed.The head of computer services could dictate lead times and turnaround times for all projects.
From Longman Business Dictionaryturnaroundturn‧a‧round /ˈtɜːnəraʊndˈtɜːrn-/ (also turnround British English) noun [countable usually singular]1COMMERCEthe time between receiving an order for goods, dealing with it, and sending the goods to the customerSome drivers are on a bonus for fast turnaround and deliveries.2a complete change from a bad situation to a good oneThe large increase in sales indicates a turnaround for the company, which ran into tough times during the early 1990s.turnaround inManagers don’t expect a turnaround in profits yet.3a complete change in someone’s opinion or ideasturnaround ina turnaround in government policy
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