turnkey project


noun

engineering a complete project usually including many major units of plant completed under one overall contract, such as a chemical works or power station complex

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Word Origin for turnkey project

C20: from use of turnkey in the construction industry to describe the day a job will be completed and the owner able to turn the key in the door
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