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turnover

1. 
a. the amount of business, usually expressed in terms of gross revenue, transacted during a specified period
b. (as modifier): a turnover tax
2. the rate at which stock in trade is sold and replenished
3. 
a. the number of workers employed by a firm in a given period to replace those who have left
b. the ratio between this number and the average number of employees during the same period

turnover

[′tərn‚ō·vər]
(cell and molecular biology)
The number of substrate molecules transformed by a single molecule of enzyme per minute, when the enzyme is operating at maximum rate.
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To the extent that firms do not disclose the 'true' reason for the CEO turnover, we may misclassify turnovers as voluntary that are actually forced.
Minimizing turnover, by taking care of residents one day at a time, will help ensure that turnovers do not exceed what the community is able to absorb in new rentals.
There is a 37 percent increase in total turnovers from the first half to the second half of the study period.