HyperDic: lock_out

English > 1 sense of the expression lock out:
VERBsociallock outprevent employees from working during a strike
English > lock out: 1 sense > verb 1, social
Meaningprevent employees from working during a strike.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderexclude, keep out, shut out, shutprevent from entering
Spanishcerrar la puerta
Nounslockouta management action resisting employee's demands

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