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lockdown

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noun lock·down \-ˌdau̇n\

Definition of lockdown

  1. :  the confinement of prisoners to their cells for all or most of the day as a temporary security measure



1977

First Known Use of lockdown

1977


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lockdown

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noun lock·down \ˈläk-ˌdau̇n\

Legal Definition of lockdown

  1. :  the confinement of prisoners to their cells for a temporary period as a security measure




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