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American English: /ˈtərnˌoʊvər/
British English: /ˈtəːnəʊvə/

Translation of turnover in Spanish:


  • 2 countable (Cooking)
    empanada (feminine) (esp Latin America)
    empanadilla (feminine) (esp Spain)
    Example sentences
    • People have a wide choice of other pastries, including chouquettes, apple turnovers, chocolate croissants and curry chicken puffs.
    • Sometimes the dessert tray even yields a true rarity - apple pie worth eating, here folded into honest turnover form.
    • Unfold refrigerated piecrusts to make pot pies, Jamaican patties, empanadas and apple turnovers.
  • 3 countable (US) (Sport)
    pérdida (feminine) del balón or de la pelota
    Example sentences
    • The team has committed 10 turnovers in the two games but won somehow.
    • They make up for that by attacking the ball and forcing 19.8 turnovers per game.
    • After a slow start, the team has found a successful formula and has stuck to its strengths - running the ball, avoiding turnovers and playing great defense.
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