- a reversal, as in business sales, especially from loss to profit.
- the time between the making of an investment and receiving a return.
Origin of turnaround
Words nearby turnaround
How to use turnaround in a sentence
The turnaround for results lags and speeds up and lags again.Coronavirus Models Were Always About More Than Flattening The Curve|Maggie Koerth (email@example.com)|September 10, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The goal is to avoid the long testing turnaround times that the country was plagued with this summer.America Doesn’t Have a Coherent Strategy for Asymptomatic Testing. It Needs One.|by Caroline Chen|September 1, 2020|ProPublica
In 2013, she was hired away from Forbes to lead the Times’ ad business, where she oversaw a turnaround and managed to introduce a native advertising studio to an old-school news company.‘Unstoppable innovator’: The meteoric rise of Meredith Kopit Levien, the next New York Times CEO|Steven Perlberg|August 19, 2020|Digiday
The goal for Social Studio is a 10-day turnaround from campaign booking to going live, although Estée Lauder took 14 days due to delays caused by remote working.‘We can be agile and evolve’: News UK is quickly growing a 7-figure incremental revenue stream from social video|Lucinda Southern|August 5, 2020|Digiday
The alliance is now embarking on a turnaround plan that involves wide-ranging jobs and production cuts.How the world’s biggest advertisers are spending (or not) as the pandemic grinds on|Lara O'Reilly|August 3, 2020|Digiday
Yet even as the Germans wallowed in bitter self-pity, another defeated superpower underwent a dramatic turnaround.
This decline in entrepreneurial activity marks a historic turnaround.In the Future We'll All Be Renters: America's Disappearing Middle Class|Joel Kotkin|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The following month, however, funding had collapsed and the project was put in turnaround.
He had not made any such statement, he said, although they had not ruled out “the possibility of an air turnaround.”
“It is a turnaround,” Ozer said about the trial, which is scheduled to continue on April 21, with “Zona” remaining in detention.
However, the rapid turnaround of many of the ships shows this was not usually the case.North Devon Pottery and Its Export to America in the 17th Century|C. Malcolm Watkins
Only Hunter and his faded seat companion got out at the turnaround terminal and took the slideway to center-city.The Cartels Jungle|Irving E. Cox, Jr.
The turnaround in Milosevic's position was too sudden and Russia's support has always been more moral than military.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
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
Other 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]