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turndown

[turn-doun] /ˈtɜrnˌdaʊn/
adjective
1.
that is or may be turned down; folded or doubled down:
a turndown collar.
noun
2.
an act or instance of being refused or rejected:
He got turndowns from all the better colleges.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; from verb phrase turn down
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  • Grant applications for which one has received a definite turndown should not be listed at all.
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  • There is alleged turndown service at night, but that can be spotty.
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  • Every night of the cruise, you will receive the ship's newsletter during turndown service.
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  • Some rooms offer marble baths, double vanities, private balconies and evening turndown service.

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