revolving door

noun

Definition of revolving door

  1. :  a revolving-door system or process

1973

First Known Use of revolving door

1973


REVOLVING DOOR Defined for English Language Learners

revolving door

noun

Definition of revolving door for English Language Learners

  • : a type of door that turns in its frame when it is used and allows people to go both in and out of a large building at the same time

  • —used to describe a situation in which the people who have a particular job or position are constantly or frequently changing

  • —used to describe a situation in which someone leaves and returns to a place or position many times


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