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turn•key



Pronunciation: (tûrn'kē"), [key]
n., pl. -keys.,
adj.


n.
a person who has charge of the keys of a prison; jailer.

adj.
1. Also,turn'-key".of, pertaining to, or resulting from an arrangement under which a private contractor designs and constructs a project, building, etc., for sale when completely ready for occupancy or operation: turn-key housing, turnkey contract.
2. fully equipped; ready to go into operation: a turnkey business.

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