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"lock-in" in British English

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lock-innoun [C]

uk   /ˈlɒk.ɪn/  us   /ˈlɑːk-/
  • lock-in noun [C] (PUB)

UK informal an ​occasion when a ​publocksitsdoors and ​allowspeople to ​continuedrinkingillegally after the ​time when it should have ​closed: There was a lock-in at my ​local last ​night.
(Definition of lock-in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lock-in" in Business English

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lock-innoun [C]

uk   /ˈlɒkɪn/  us   /ˈlɑːk-/ UK informal PROPERTY, STOCK MARKET
a length of ​time during which you are not ​allowed to end a ​financialagreement: Your new ​mortgage may have a ​long lock-in ​period. There are no lock-ins with our ​financialproducts.
(Definition of lock-in from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lock-in”
in Chinese (Simplified) 酒馆下班后非法营业…
in Chinese (Traditional) 酒館下班後非法營業…
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