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turndown

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noun turn·down \ˈtərn-ˌdau̇n\

Definition of turndown

  1. 1 :  something turned down; also :  an instance of turning something (such as a bed sheet) down hotel turndown service

  2. 2 :  rejection

  3. 3 :  downturn

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First Known Use of turndown

1849


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turndown

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adjective turn·down \ˈtərn-ˈdau̇n\

Definition of turndown

  1. :  capable of being turned down; especially :  worn turned down a turndown collar

Examples of turndown in a Sentence

  1. the request to use the restroom was just a formality—I really didn't expect a turndown

First Known Use of turndown

1763



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