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lock-up

noun [C] uk   /ˈlɒk.ʌp/  us   /ˈlɑː.kʌp/
a small room, used as a prison, usually in a small town, in which criminals can be kept for a short time mainly UK a building where objects, especially a car, can be safely kept
Translations of “lock-up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 庫房, (尤指)車庫…
in Chinese (Simplified) 库房, (尤指)车库…
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