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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A management action resisting employee's demands.

Usage examples (37)
  • The NHL lockout is far closer to the former than the latter.
  • The deal between the NHL and its players expires Sept. 15 and a lockout is feared.
  • With more than a quarter of the "new" NHL season completed, the lost year of the lockout is behind us.
  • The agreement between the NHL and the players union expires Wednesday, and an owners lockout is expected. for more
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