Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) person entrusted to keep a key to a commercial or industrial premises
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keyholder for the store/office/premises
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.
Social Examples (Advance)
The keyholder had to open the officein the middle of the night to switch off a faulty fire alarm.
The last person to leave the premises in the eveningis always one of the keyholders.
Professional Examples (Basic)
My wife isa designated keyholder for the store she works in. It's a lot of responsibility.
We have a limited number of keyholders and a card access system to restrict entry to the building.
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