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Origin of lock-in
Words nearby lock-in
Example sentences from the Web for lock-in
The law's supporters have been counting on a lock-in effect to make the law hard to repeal.
Lock-in is the decreased likelihood to search for, or change to, another option once an investment in something has been made.
To every appeal they heartlessly refused to divulge the key to the lock-in.Meeting of the Board|Alan Edward Nourse
British Dictionary definitions for lock-in
Idioms and Phrases with lock-in
Enclose, surround, as in The ship was completely locked in ice. [c. 1400s]
Also, lock into. Fix firmly in position, commit to something. This phrase often occurs as be locked in or into, as in She felt she was locked in a binding agreement, or Many of the stockholders are locked into their present positions. [Mid-1900s]