Lockup definition

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(informal) A jail, especially one in which offenders are held while awaiting a court hearing.
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The act or an instance of locking.
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The state of being locked.
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The act of locking up.
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A being locked up, as in jail.
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A jail.
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A restriction made when giving shares in an initial public offering that limits when the buyer can sell the shares after the IPO begins trading.
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(slang) A jail, prison.

He's in lockup for 30 days for drunk and disorderly.

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(UK, chiefly) A storage unit with a door secured by a padlock or deadbolt; a garage.

Joe keeps his other car in a lockup downtown.

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Noun

Singular:
lockup
Plural:
lockups