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REVOLVING DOOR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does revolving door mean? 

REVOLVING DOOR (noun)
  The noun REVOLVING DOOR has 2 senses:

1. an organization or institution with a high rate of turnover of personnel or membership
2. a door consisting of four orthogonal partitions that rotate about a central pivot; a door designed to equalize the air pressure in tall buildings

  Familiarity information: REVOLVING DOOR used as a noun is rare.


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REVOLVING DOOR (noun)


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Meaning:

An organization or institution with a high rate of turnover of personnel or membership

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("revolving door" is a kind of...):

social group (people sharing some social relation)


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Meaning:

A door consisting of four orthogonal partitions that rotate about a central pivot; a door designed to equalize the air pressure in tall buildings

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

revolver; revolving door

Hypernyms ("revolving door" is a kind of...):

door (a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle)


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