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noun rotation pronunciation in British English /rəʊˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
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pluralrotations

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  1. 1
    [uncountable] movement in a circle around a fixed central point

    an increase in the speed of rotation

    1. a.
      [countable] a single movement in a circle around a central point

      a speed of 5,200 rotations per minute

  2. 2
    [uncountable] the process of replacing one thing with another from the same group in a fixed order

    We use a system of job rotation to keep staff stimulated.

    in rotation:

    The position of chairperson will be held by each committee member in rotation.

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