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Definition of "turnover" []

  • The act of turning over; an upset or overthrow. (noun)
  • An abrupt change; a reversal. (noun)
  • A small pastry made by covering one half of a piece of dough with a filling, folding the other half over on top, and sealing the edges. (noun)
  • The number of times a particular stock of goods is sold and restocked during a given period of time. (noun)
  • The amount of business transacted during a given period of time. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "turnover" in a sentence
  • "That kind of turnover is not a sign of strength or stability."
  • "MISSES The cam turnover is rough; you may need a full-capture rest to secure the arrow."
  • "Minnesota, meanwhile, has out-gained a tough schedule of teams and they aren't likely to continue to be as bad as -1.0 in turnover margin per game."