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turnkey

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈtɜːŋ.kiː/  us   /ˈtɝːn-/
(of a piece of equipment) ready to be used immediately by the person who is buying or renting it: More and more manufacturers are offering to tailor-make a turnkey system from their own components.
Translations of “turnkey”
in Chinese (Traditional) (設備)即可使用的, 交鎖匙的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (设备)即可使用的, 交钥匙的…
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