Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Turnkey"

The meaning of "Turnkey" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does flip-flopping between turnkeys and fixer-uppers mean?
A: flip-flop means to make a abrupt change

turnkey is a completed project similar to plug and play

fixer upper means they buy broken homes and fix them then sell the house
Q: What does turnkey bid mean?
A: A turnkey business is one that is ready to function immediately. You put the key in the lock, turn it and the business is running. Nothing else to do. People often put a bid on this type of business for quick startup.

Other questions about "Turnkey"

Q: ​​Do we really say "turnkey service" to mean "one-package service"? I dunno if it's a common expression among the English speakers.
A: A turnkey service is ready to operate
Q: What does "turnkey" in 151 mean?
A: I work in the IT field and I have never heard this term in my life, but I just looked up the definition.

A turnkey system is a computer system that has been customized for a particular application. The term derives from the idea that the end user can just turn a key and the system is ready to go.

I think it's safe to say that you don't have to remember this word.
Q: What does "a hosted turnkey e-commerce" mean?

Sheldon: Hush, hush, hush, hush, hush, virtually non-existent. I'm thinking that we set her up with a hosted turnkey e-commerce system to start.
A: Haha, I actually had to look this up... ._.

It's basically any website that helps you sell things online (usually for a fee), rather than you selling things directly through your own website. Examples would be amazon, eBay, etc.

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