Definition of turnout noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈtɜːnaʊt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtɜːrnaʊt//
    [countable, usually singular, uncountable] Elections
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  1. 1the number of people who attend a particular event This year's festival attracted a record turnout.
  2. 2the number of people who vote in a particular election a high/low/poor turnout a 60% turnout of voters See related entries: Elections
  3. Extra examples That could depress turnout in a few states. The concert attracted a large turnout. Voter turnout was high at the last election. a record turnout for an election
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: turnout