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Meaning of “padlock” in the English Dictionary

"padlock" in British English

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padlocknoun [C]

uk   /ˈpæd.lɒk/  us   /-lɑːk/
a ​smallmetallock with a U-shaped ​bar

padlockverb [T]

uk   /ˈpæd.lɒk/  us   /-lɑːk/
(Definition of padlock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"padlock" in American English

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padlocknoun [C]

 us   /ˈpædˌlɑk/
a ​movablelock with a U-shaped ​part that is ​pushed into another ​part to ​close and is usually ​opened with a ​key: One of the ​gates has a padlock on it.
padlock
verb [T]  us   /ˈpædˌlɑk/
After 10 p.m. the ​doors are padlocked.
(Definition of padlock from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “padlock”
in Korean 맹꽁이 자물쇠…
in Arabic قُفل…
in Malaysian mangga…
in French cadenas…
in Russian висячий замок…
in Chinese (Traditional) 掛鎖,扣鎖…
in Italian lucchetto…
in Turkish asma kilit…
in Polish kłódka…
in Spanish candado…
in Vietnamese cái khoá móc…
in Portuguese cadeado…
in Thai กุญแจแบบคล้องสายยู…
in German das Vorhängeschloß…
in Catalan cadenat…
in Japanese 南京錠…
in Chinese (Simplified) 挂锁,扣锁…
in Indonesian gembok…
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