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Definition of Turnover


  1. The act or result of turning over; an upset; as, a bad turnover in a carriage.
  2. A semicircular pie or tart made by turning one half of a circular crust over the other, inclosing the fruit or other materials.
  3. An apprentice, in any trade, who is handed over from one master to another to complete his time.
  4. Admitting of being turned over; made to be turned over; as, a turnover collar, etc.

Turnover Quotations

I've really enjoyed my work in television, but the problem for me is the turnover of directors every week.
Robert Carlyle

The rationale for tenure is still valid. But the system has turned the academy into one of the most conservative and costly institutions in the country. Yes, conservative: Economists joke that their discipline advances one funeral at a time, but many fields must wait for wholesale generational turnover before new approaches take hold.
Francis Fukuyama

The turnover of fashion is just so quick and so throwaway, and I think that is a big part of the problem. There is no longevity.
Alexander McQueen

I'm a lot less precious than I used to be about putting things out, for better or for worse. The result of a public that has a very high consumption rate and turnover rate is people listen to more music but spend less time with individual bits of music.
Trent Reznor

One of the symptoms of a losing streak is a turnover of top executives. It's a revolving door.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
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Turnover Translations

turnover in Dutch is omzet
turnover in German is Umsatz
turnover in Italian is movimento degli affari
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