turnkey system


noun

Computers. a computer system purchased from hardware and software vendors, customized and put in working order by a firm that then sells the completed system to the client that ordered it.

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Origin of turnkey system

First recorded in 1965–70

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British Dictionary definitions for turnkey system

turnkey system

noun

a computer or computer system supplied to a customer in such a complete form that it can be put to immediate use
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