Translation of turnover in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈtɜːrnˌəʊvər; ˈtɜːnˌəʊvə(r)/


  • 1 u 1.1 (volume — of business) facturación (f); (— of sales) facturación (f), volumen (m) de ventas 1.2 (of stock) rotación (f)
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    • They are packed in ice and the brisk turnover means they sell freshly and deliciously.
    • The inventory turnover ratio measures how quickly inventory is sold and replaced each year.
    • Sometimes shops cut prices in the interest of increased turnover.
    1.3 (of staff) movimiento (m), renovación (f)
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    • One former employee said that the company had expanded way ahead of its requirements and had a high staff turnover because of employee dissatisfaction.
    • Although there are no official statistics, the turnover rate of staff in low-skilled jobs in the Civil Service is believed to be quite high.
    • Candidates who accept the position should have a lower turnover rate than similar employees sourced using alternative sources.
  • 2 c [Culin] empanada (f) (esp AmL) , empanadilla (f) (esp Esp)
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    • 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 c (AmE) [Sport] pérdida (f) del balón or de la pelota
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    • 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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