TURNOVER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of TURNOVER
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turnover
 n.  act or result of turning over; upset; abrupt change; number of workers hired by an establishment to replace those who have left in a given period of time
Classic Sentence:
1  Little wells of tea lay here and there on the board, and a knife with a broken ivory handle was stuck through the pith of a ravaged turnover.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 4
2  There was a momentary lull, broken by Hannah, who stalked in, laid two hot turnovers on the table, and stalked out again.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FOUR
3  The sight of the turnovers made Jo sober again; and when the two went out to their daily tasks, they looked sorrowfully back at the window where they were accustomed to see their mother's face.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SIXTEEN
4  You are fond of apple turnovers, ladies; do not indulge in them to excess.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—THE WISDOM OF THOLOMYES
5  Even in the matter of turnovers, good sense and art are requisite.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—THE WISDOM OF THOLOMYES
6  And you listen when Harry Haydock tries to show off and talk about turnovers and credits and things you know lots better than he does.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
Example Sentence:
1  Leo Burnett, an advertising agency, has a far lower employee turnover than its rivals.
2  We have a fast turnover of stock.
3  We aim for a quick turnover of stock in our stores.
4  Wal-mart's turnover is the highest of any major retailer in the country, by almost twice as much.