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John went out and locked the door behind him.
Have you locked the car?
She locked the documents in the safe.
The brakes locked and the car spun off the road.
All entries are locked so no unauthorized modifications can be made.
The two sides were locked in fierce debate over the proposed merger deal.
Two of the NBA’s top teams will lock horns with each other tomorrow.
This is the American English definition of lock. View British English definition of lock.
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