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synonyms for lockup

  • penitentiary
  • clink
  • cooler
  • hoosegow
  • pokey
  • prison
  • slammer
  • calaboose
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How to use lockup in a sentence

We were traumatized every time we prepared to go out as we don’t know if we are going to be arrested and placed in the lockups.
GUYANA DECRIMINALIZES CROSS-DRESSINGMICHAEL K. LAVERSAUGUST 10, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
A few days after Chin’s conviction, his lawyer called me and Caryle Murphy, a reporter from The Washington Post, to interview him in a local lockup.
REVISITING “THE YEAR OF THE SPY”BY STEPHEN ENGELBERGJULY 28, 2021PROPUBLICA
Rumors swirled that he was a fed in disguise investigating the notorious lockup, or a double spy working for the prison itself.
HE ROBBED A TACO JOINT WITH A TOY WATER GUN FOR $264. HE GOT LIFE IN PRISON.KATE BRIQUELETMAY 31, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
“I’m not about to do that again,” she said, referring to her night in lockup.
ONE YEAR AFTER GEORGE FLOYD’S DEATH SPARKED A MOVEMENT, MANY PROTESTERS’ LIVES ARE FOREVER CHANGEDMARISSA LANGMAY 28, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He hasn’t exercised any of his options and his shares are subject to a lockup period that ends in March.
SNOWFLAKE CEO COLLECTS A $95 MILLION PAYOUT EVERY MONTHRACHEL SCHALLOMDECEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
Direct listings also tend to have no lockup period, or multi-day investor roadshows used to price the stock.
WARBY PARKER GETS A $3 BILLION VALUATIONLUCINDA SHENAUGUST 27, 2020FORTUNE
Unlike a traditional initial public offering, no new money is raised in a direct listing, which usually sees existing investors start selling their stock as soon as trading starts with no lockup period.
ASANA FILES FOR DIRECT LISTING AMID SLEW OF SOFTWARE IPOSVERNE KOPYTOFFAUGUST 24, 2020FORTUNE
In accordance therewith a lockup was provided and cells built under the market.
A HISTORY OF THE CITY OF BROOKLYN AND KINGS COUNTY VOLUME IISTEPHEN M. OSTRANDER
Her most anxious thoughts concerned the means of getting money to lockup Harry's tongue.
EVAN HARRINGTON, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
If I see you around here when any more tests are going on Ill take you to the lockup myself.
THE MOTOR BOYS IN THE CLOUDSCLARENCE YOUNG
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WORDS RELATED TO LOCKUP

  • alcove
  • antechamber
  • apartment
  • bastille
  • booth
  • burrow
  • cage
  • cavity
  • chamber
  • cloister
  • closet
  • compartment
  • coop
  • crib
  • crypt
  • cubicle
  • den
  • dungeon
  • hold
  • hole
  • keep
  • lockup
  • nook
  • pen
  • receptacle
  • recess
  • retreat
  • stall
  • tower
  • vault
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