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Meaning of “skeleton key” in the English Dictionary

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skeleton keynoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​key that will ​open several ​doors
(Definition of skeleton key from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “skeleton key”
in Chinese (Simplified) 万能钥匙…
in Chinese (Traditional) 萬能鎖匙…
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