Examples of lockup in a Sentence
the firm conviction that juvenile offenders should never be held in adult lockups
Recent Examples of lockup from the Web
Jiles was booked into central lockup at about 10:30 a.m., according to Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office records.
The doors in lockup, normally electronically secured, were switched to a manual locking mechanism, according to Foley.
During the outage, police had to process two individuals in lockup, Foley said.
Pentagram’s recent update of Mastercard moved the company name off and below its familiar interlocking circles, opening up possibilities for using that symbol outside the lockup.
The book opens with an extraordinary predicament: Malone, hero cop, is in federal lockup.
Cetin was moved from the Skagit County Jail to the lockup in Snohomish County at the request of his public defenders in March, according to a Skagit County spokeswoman.
Anthony C. Medina of the 1100 block of Gates Street is being held in lieu of $3 million bail at the Aurora Police Department lockup.
And in Matete, a town north of Kinshasa, 17 detainees got away last Saturday from a police lockup and the public prosecutor’s office.
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First Known Use of lockup
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Definition of lockup for English Language Learners
: a place where prisoners are kept
: a garage (sense 1) that is rented out
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Legal Definition of lockup
2 : the tactic of arranging with a friendly party an option to buy a valuable portion of one's corporate assets in order to discourage a takeover by another party
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