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"lock-up" in British English

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lock up

phrasal verb with lock us   /lɑk/ verb [I/T]
  • (DOOR)

to make a building or room safe by locking the door and fastening the windows: Don't forget to lock up when you leave the house.
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"lock-up" in Business English

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lock-upnoun [C]

also lockup uk   us  
STOCK MARKET an agreement or period of time during which someone cannot get back the money they have invested: The moment the lock-up ended, the company's founders sold as much stock as they could get away with.lock-up agreement/provision/arrangement Management were barred from selling shares under the terms of a lock-up agreement until 12 July. Some eurobonds have a lockup period of 90 days before they can be sold.
UK a building used for storing things safely: He stores the goods in a lock-up he rents near the market.
(Definition of lock-up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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