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English definition of “padlock”

padlock

noun [C] uk   /ˈpæd.lɒk/ us    /-lɑːk/
a small metal lock with a U-shaped bar

padlock

verb [T] uk   /ˈpæd.lɒk/ us    /-lɑːk/
to fasten something using a padlock: The box was securely padlocked and no one had the key.
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