Define: Turnover

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Definition: Turnover

Quick Summary of Turnover

The sales of a business or other form of revenue from operations of the business.

What is the dictionary definition of Turnover?

Dictionary Definition

  1. The total sales figure of an organisation for a stated period.
  2. The rate at which some asset is sold and replaced by one of the same class.
  3. The total value of the transactions on a market or stock exchange within a specified period.


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Turnover. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. November 19, 2019
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Turnover. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: November 19, 2019).
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This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.