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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A manner of marching in file in which each person's leg moves with and behind the corresponding leg of the person ahead; A standard procedure that is followed mindlessly.

Usage examples (38)
  • The union's support had been in lockstep for years
  • The prisoner's ankles were so chained together that they could only march in lockstep
  • Marching in lockstep is the name of the game for some conservatives.
  • The Rethugs vote in lockstep, which is all but impossible for the Dems given their diversity of interest groups. for more
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