Definition of out-turn in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈaʊttəːn


1The amount of something produced, especially money: the financial out-turn
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  • 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.
1.1The result of a process or sequence of events: an entirely implausible out-turn
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  • The out-turn had advantages for Wallace, and led to a unique friendship between the two rivals.

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