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Definition of turn-key

turn-key

adjective

  • fully equipped and ready to go.
    This beautiful turn-key ranch is ready to move in.
    Here is a turn-key investment: a gas station on Forth and Main.

    Last edited on Mar 19 2014. Submitted by Mr. Cee on Mar 19 2014.

  • an adjective for kids who have to go home to an empty house after school, using their own key to get in
    He's a turn key kid.

    Last edited on Apr 27 2014. Submitted by Zefenia on Apr 27 2014.

noun

  • In the 18th and 19th century it was the term for a jailer

    Last edited on Mar 24 2014. Submitted by Brayford from Lincoln, UK on Mar 24 2014.

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Other terms relating to 'business (related to)':

Definitions include: a bathroom break.
Definitions include: According to Oxford University Press Blog:
Definitions include: acronym for "End of Day."
Definitions include: abbreviated form of "conference call".
Definitions include: to share business details.
Definitions include: one view that surfaces essential business data, often from multiple sources.
Definitions include: pejorative alteration of "venture capitalist".
Definitions include: shortened form of "business."
Definitions include: a "traditional" business with a physical presence.
Definitions include: to take something vertical, i.e. to upper management.
Definitions include: to play with a Hacky Sack (footbag.)
Definitions include: a person who always agrees with superiors.
Definitions include: "co-worker".
Definitions include: a person who provides illegal drugs.
Definitions include: more than ramen profitable.

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Other terms relating to 'key':

Definitions include: a tool with parts to puncture holes in cans, and to pry off bottle tops.
Definitions include: great.
Definitions include: a bump (small amount of a powdered drug) snorted off of a key.
Definitions include: really wasted, drunk, high etc.
Definitions include: nervous.
Definitions include: vagina.
Definitions include: phone number or digits.
Definitions include: To lose one's virginity.
Definitions include: calm; restrained.
Definitions include: something isn't right
Definitions include: to play a musical instrument that has keys, such as a piano.
Definitions include: to launch nuclear missile(s).

Other terms relating to 'turn':

Definitions include: a dirty or unpleasant task that one must do since it is part of one's share of the work, and that others have taken their turn doing before them.
Definitions include: a good book.
Definitions include: to ignore a misdeed.
Definitions include: of a female, to become promiscuous or to become a prostitute.
Definitions include: to go to bed.
Definitions include: to search very thoroughly.
Definitions include: to let a person have free reign.
Definitions include: something one finds sexually repulsive.
Definitions include: something one finds sexually exciting.
Definitions include: to no longer give attention to.
Definitions include: to cry, especially for effect.
Definitions include: to rob.
Definitions include: to make a positive change in one's life.
Definitions include: to be regressive.
Definitions include: to launch nuclear missile(s).

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