turnover

noun
1 (esp. BrE) amount of business a company does
ADJECTIVE
high, low
company, group (both BrE)
combined, total

The combined turnover of both businesses has doubled in the last two years.

gross, net
annual, daily, etc.
global, worldwide
VERB + TURNOVER
boast, have

The company boasts an annual turnover of £240 m.

record

The company recorded a turnover of €70 million last year.

boost, increase
TURNOVER + VERB
be up
be down

Turnover was down compared with last year's figures.

double, grow, increase, rise

The company's turnover increased 30% to $10 million.

drop, fall

Turnover fell from £12 million to £11 million.

reach sth

Turnover reached $2 billion in the 12 months to September.

exceed sth, top sth

The company's worldwide turnover exceeds $5 billion.

TURNOVER + NOUN
figure, growth, rate
PHRASES
a decline in turnover, an fall in turnover
an increase in turnover, a rise in turnover
2 rate at which people come and go from a job/place
ADJECTIVE
fast, rapid
high, large
low
employee (esp. AmE), job (esp. AmE), labour/labor, management, personnel, staff

The new offices have reduced the very high rates of staff turnover.

population

The city has a rapid population turnover.

VERB + TURNOVER
have
reduce
TURNOVER + NOUN
rate
PREPOSITION
turnover in

We've had very little turnover in our sales personnel.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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