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lockups

noun
plural of lockup

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a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody
  • the firm conviction that juvenile offenders should never be held in adult lockups

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“Lockups.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lockups. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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