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English pronunciation of “lock”


noun [C] (DEFINITE EVENT)   US informal
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(Pronunciation of lock noun (DEFINITE EVENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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