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noun turn·out \ˈtərn-ˌau̇t\

Simple Definition of turnout

  • : the number of people who go to or participate in something

  • : an area next to a road where vehicles can stop

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of turnout

  1. 1 :  an act of turning out

  2. 2 chiefly British a :  strike 3ab :  striker 1d

  3. 3 :  the number of people who participate in or attend an event <a heavy voter turnout>

  4. 4a :  a place where something (as a road) turns out or branches offb :  a space adjacent to a highway in which vehicles may park or pull into to enable others to passc :  a railroad siding

  5. 5 :  a clearing out and cleaning

  6. 6a :  a coach or carriage together with the horses, harness, and attendantsb :  equipment, rigc :  manner of dress :  getup

  7. 7 :  net quantity of produce yielded

Examples of turnout in a sentence

  1. The opening game of the season brought only a small turnout.

  2. a 50 percent voter turnout



1688

First Known Use of turnout

1688


TURNOUT Defined for Kids

turnout

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noun turn·out \ˈtərn-ˌau̇t\

Definition of turnout for Students

  1. :  a gathering of people for a special reason <We had a good turnout for the meeting.>




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