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Spanish translation of “lock”


noun /lok/
a mechanism for fastening doors etc He put the key in the lock. a closed part of a canal for raising or lowering boats to a higher or lower part of the canal. the part of a gun by which it is fired. a tight hold (in wrestling etc). locker noun a small cupboard, especially for sports equipment. locker room noun a room, for example in a school or a gym, where people can change their clothes and leave them in lockers. locket /-kit/ noun a little ornamental case hung round the neck
medallón, guardapelo
a gold locket containing a piece of his hair.
locksmith noun a person who makes and mends locks. lock in phrasal verb to prevent from getting out of a building etc by using a lock She found she was locked in, and had to climb out of the window. lock out phrasal verb to prevent from getting into a building etc by using a lock Don’t lock yourself out (of the house) by forgetting to take your key with you. lock up phrasal verb to confine or prevent from leaving or being taken away by using a lock You should always lock your jewellery up somewhere safe. He locked up the prisoner. to lock whatever should be locked He locked up and left the shop about 5.30 p.m.
(Definition of lock from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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