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turnover (n.)

also turn-over, 1650s, "action of turning over," from the verbal phrase; see turn (v.) + over (adv.). As a kind of pastry tart, from 1798. Meaning "number of employees leaving a place and being replaced" is recorded from 1955.

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Definitions of turnover

turnover (n.)
the ratio of the number of workers that had to be replaced in a given time period to the average number of workers;
Synonyms: employee turnover / turnover rate
turnover (n.)
a dish made by folding a piece of pastry over a filling;
turnover (n.)
the volume measured in dollars;
Synonyms: dollar volume
turnover (n.)
the act of upsetting something;
Synonyms: upset / overturn
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