an entrance door for excluding drafts from the interior of a building, usually consisting of four rigid leaves set in the form of a cross and rotating about a central, vertical pivot in the doorway.
- a company, institution, or organization with a high turnover of personnel or members.
- a legal, medical, or other system or agency that discharges criminals, patients, etc., in the shortest possible time and without adequate attention or consideration.
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- revolving charge account,
- revolving credit,
- revolving fund,
- revolving stage,
Origin of revolving door
First recorded in 1905–10
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That revolving-door thing is a cancer at the heart of American democracy.John Oliver on ‘Last Week Tonight,’ Turning Down CBS, and ‘Nauseating’ American Politics|Marlow Stern|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
a door that rotates about a central vertical axis, esp one with four leaves arranged at right angles to each other, thereby excluding draughts
- informala tendency to change personnel on a frequent basis
- (as modifier)a revolving-door band
- informalthe hiring of former government employees by private companies with which they had dealings when they worked for the government
- (as modifier)revolving-door consultancies
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