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turnover

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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turnoverturn‧o‧ver /ˈtɜːnˌəʊvə $ ˈtɜːrnˌoʊvər/ ●○○ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [singular, uncountable] British EnglishBBBUSINESSSELL the amount of business done during a particular periodturnover of 🔊 The illicit drugs industry has an annual turnover of some £200 billion.turnover rose/fell 🔊 Turnover rose 9%.see thesaurus at profit2 [singular, uncountable] the rate at which a particular kind of goods is soldturnover of 🔊 Tri-Star’s fast turnover of stock3 [singular, uncountable]LEAVE A JOB OR ORGANIZATION the rate at which people leave an organization and are replaced by othersturnover of 🔊 Low pay accounts for the high turnover.staff/labour turnover 🔊 a high degree of labour turnover among women4 [countable]DF a small fruit pie 🔊 an apple turnover
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turnoverTurnover at the two restaurants was about $7.4 million this year.Turnover is expected to double now that the recession is over.Add in zero interceptions, and you have a turnover average of 0. 0.Our corporation has an annual turnover of $3.2 billion.Some inner city practices now have annual turnovers over 30%.A high turnover may well have been justified in view of volatile markets.Recently the company has been trying to increase its turnover by diversifying into other fields.On average about 25 percent of our turnover is for Group companies.Quick turnover is good for cash flow.We're doing everything we can to reduce staff turnover.Early, the Bulldogs made enough bombs to offset their turnovers.annual turnoverProfessional villainy now boasts an annual turnover of £14 billion.He has been with the group, which has an annual turnover of £8-9m, for the past seven years.Some inner city practices now have annual turnovers over 30%.But he pointed out that his annual turnover was well above £1m.He will support seven managers and staff, dealing with businesses with individual annual turnover of more than £1m.All in all, around £3.5 billion of the company's annual turnover might be chopped out.The level of business exported currently stands at 20 percent of Rolls Wood Group's annual turnover.On the domestic market, total annual turnover of £433 billion was the highest since 1987.high turnoverWith a high turnover of owners, a certain amount of skepticism has been built into the rooms.A high turnover may well have been justified in view of volatile markets.Possible benefits from this strategy are large profits from high turnover and economies of scale.Two invest oversized chunks of their portfolios in individual stocks and the third generates high turnover in a computer-driven momentum investment style.So, shop where you know there is high turnover of produce.Zurich: Selected blue chips saw high turnover as shares firmed across the board.Any organization looking to send a message by way of systematic high turnover should consider the grave implications of this cold-blooded approach.The very high turnover of caregivers in institutional settings is perhaps the major way in which they differ from ordinary family life.
From Longman Business Dictionaryturnoverturn‧o‧ver /ˈtɜːnˌəʊvəˈtɜːrnˌoʊvər/ noun [singular, uncountable]1British EnglishACCOUNTING the amount of business done in a particular period of time, measured by the amount of money obtained from customers for goods or services that have been sold SYN SALESturnover ofThe commercial services business unit had an annual turnover of 3.9 billion kronor. asset turnover capital turnover stock turnover2HUMAN RESOURCES the rate at which workers leave an organization and are replaced by othersMorale among child-care workers is low, and turnover is more than 40% a year.Contract workers have a high turnover rate.3COMMERCE the rate at which goods are soldturnover ofOur business success is built on a fast turnover of merchandise.4FINANCE the number of shares traded on a stockmarket during a particular period of time, usually a day, or the number of shares traded in a particular companyStocks closed 16 per cent lower at 27360 points amid light turnover (=not much trading).The company’s shares gained 20p to 463p on turnover of 1.1 million shares.
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