turn|o|ver

turn|o|ver
turn|o|ver «TURN OH vuhr», noun, adjective.
–noun.
1. the act of turning upside down; overturn; upset.
2. the number of people hired to replace workers who leave or are dismissed.
3. the amount of changing from one job to another; rate at which new workers are hired: »

Employers wish to reduce labor turnover.

4. the paying out and getting back of the money involved in a business transaction: »

The store reduced prices to make a quick turnover.

5. the number of times this takes place in a given period of time.
6. the total amount of business done in a given time: »

He made a profit of $6,000 on a turnover of $90,000.

7. Especially British Slang. a shifting of votes, transfer of allegiance, or the like, from one party, group, or faction to another.
8. a small pie made by putting a filling on half of a crust and folding the other half over it.
9. a loss of possession of the ball by one team due to a playing mistake or violation, as in basketball and football.
–adjective.
1. having a part that turns over: »

a turnover collar.

2. that turns or is turned over.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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