Is it possible to apply for a UK Tourist Visa from outside home country?

I am a Lebanese citizen on vacation in Turkey, I want to get a visa to visit a relative in the UK but would much prefer to apply from Turkey rather than return to Lebanon to apply. I have visited the UK on several occasions, and have gotten 3 visas with different durations so far. My main concern is that the... show more I am a Lebanese citizen on vacation in Turkey, I want to get a visa to visit a relative in the UK but would much prefer to apply from Turkey rather than return to Lebanon to apply.
I have visited the UK on several occasions, and have gotten 3 visas with different durations so far.
My main concern is that the application center will likely keep my passport for the duration of the visa process, which is to my knowledge around 2 weeks, so is this process at all possible?
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