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outturn

Syllabification: out·turn
Pronunciation: /ˈoutˌtərn
 
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Definition of outturn in English:

noun

The amount of something produced, especially money; output: the financial outturn
More example sentences
  • This creates difficulties for health authorities and primary care groups in tracking financial out-turns.
  • Spending in 2001 hit 23% and most analysts believe the out-turn for this year will be closer to 20% against the planned 14.3%.
  • Previous projections for 2001/2002 estimated that 16 per cent of the budget would be taken up by police pensions, but the actual out-turn was 20 per cent.

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