turnout

noun
1 number of people who vote in an election
ADJECTIVE
good, heavy (esp. AmE), high, huge, massive, strong
record

a record turnout for an election

low, poor
40%, 70%, etc.
electoral, voter

Voter turnout was high at the last election.

VERB + TURNOUT
depress, suppress (both AmE)

That could depress turnout in a few states.

boost, increase
PHRASES
a decline in turnout, a fall in turnout, an increase in turnout
2 number of people who go to a meeting, event, etc.
ADJECTIVE
big, fantastic, good, great, impressive, large
disappointing, poor
VERB + TURNOUT
attract (esp. BrE)

The concert attracted a large turnout.

get, have

I think we will have the biggest turnout we've had for quite some time.


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