Examples of lockup in a Sentence
the firm conviction that juvenile offenders should never be held in adult lockups
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Connie spends the rest of the film trying to raise his bail (in clean bills) or break him out of hospital lockup.
SNAP: The company’s share lockup for early investors expired yesterday and its stock ended the day down 1%.
A female prisoner named Ezmeralda Rivera was repeatedly assaulted by a guard in a Texas lockup.
That’s more or less how New York City’s Riker’s Island, the country’s largest pretrial lockup, has handled its own contraband problem.
He was booked into the lockup at 12:10 a.m. Wednesday after being on the run since shortly after the girl's death.
Contraband devices snuck in by visitors or prison staff are a problem at lockups across the nation, but an NBC News review of data from 44 states shows that nine of the 10 states with the highest cellphone seizure rates are in the South.
Meanwhile, the declining share price rattled top bankers who were largely paid in stock that vested over five years, longer than the normal industry lockup.
What began as wholesale lockups of Muslim Brotherhood members was later extended to prominent secular activists and others who criticized the government’s policies.
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Synonymsbastille, big house [slang], bridewell, brig, calaboose, can, clink [slang], cooler, coop, guardroom, hock, hold, hoosegow, jailhouse, joint [slang], jug, jail, nick [British slang], pen, penitentiary, pokey [slang], prison, quod [British slang], slam, slammer, stir [slang], stockade, tolbooth [Scottish]
Related Wordsbull pen, cage, cell, hole, tank; block, ward; glasshouse [British], guardhouse, hulk (s); concentration camp, gulag, labor camp, prison camp, stalag, work camp; dungeon, keep, oubliette; reformatory, reform school, training school
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