- a reversal, as in business sales, especially from loss to profit.
- the time between the making of an investment and receiving a return.
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Origin of turnaround
Example sentences from the Web for turnaround
Of course, if it was such a turn-around, why did Pillsbury sell a company generating $242 million in sales for $40 million?Herman Cain Used the Affirmative Action He Decries to Advance.|Wayne Barrett, Andy Ross|December 2, 2011|DAILY BEAST
If they should meet another car, one would have to back up until a turn-around was reached.The Golden Skull|John Blaine
British Dictionary definitions for turnaround
- the act or process in which a ship, aircraft, etc, unloads passengers and freight at the end of a trip and reloads for the next trip
- the time taken for this
Idioms and Phrases with turnaround
Reverse the direction or course of something or someone, as in He has a way of turning around a failing business, or If someone doesn't turn him around he's headed for trouble. [Late 1800s]