lock in sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"lock in sth" in British English

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lock in sth

phrasal verb with lock uk   /lɒk/  us   /lɑːk/ verb
to get and ​keep an ​advantage such as a ​lowprice: People are ​jumping to ​purchasehomes and ​lock in ​affordablemortgagerates before they ​increase.
(Definition of lock in sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lock in sth" in Business English

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lock in sth

phrasal verb with lock uk   us   /lɒk/ verb
to get and ​keep an ​advantage such as a ​lowprice for something: People are ​rushing to ​purchase homes and ​lock in ​affordablemortgagerates before they ​increase.
be locked in a battle/struggle/dispute to be involved in a disagreement in which the two ​sides have a lot of difficulty ​finding a ​solution: Butler is ​currently locked in a ​legaldispute with his ​formeremployers.
(Definition of lock in sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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