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lock

noun [C]
 
 
/lɒk/
IN DOOR B1 the thing that is used to close a door, window, etc, and that needs a key to open it: I heard someone turn a key in the lock. safety locks Locking and bolting
WATER a place on a river with gates to allow boats to move to a different water levelParts of watercourses
Translations of “lock”
in Korean 잠금 장치…
in Arabic قِفْل…
in French serrure, écluse, percuteur…
in Turkish kilit, aktarma/alavere havuzu…
in Italian serratura, lucchetto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 固定器, 鎖,門鎖…
in Russian замок, шлюз…
in Polish zamek, śluza…
in Spanish cerradura, esclusa, percusor…
in Portuguese trinco, fechadura…
in German das Schloß, die Schleusenkammer, die Fessel…
in Catalan pany…
in Japanese 錠、かぎ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 固定器, 锁,门锁…
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