keyholder

Meaning(s)

1. person entrusted to keep a key to a commercial or industrial premises

Popularity

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Professional

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keyholder for the store/office/premises

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A keyholder is someone who officially has access to a building or premises outside of ordinary hours. The keyholder may be responsible for opening the premises for others or for locking up in the evening. Often keyholders of a building are restricted and recorded for safety and security reasons.

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  1. The keyholder had to open the office in the middle of the night to switch off a faulty fire alarm.
  2. The last person to leave the premises in the evening is always one of the keyholders.

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  1. My wife is a designated keyholder for the store she works in. It's a lot of responsibility.
  2. We have a limited number of keyholders and a card access system to restrict entry to the building.

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