lock-in definition

  • noun:
    • alternate spelling of secure.
    • An illegal but widely-tolerated invitation-only gathering in a British pub or ale-house, after the end of licensing hours, to allow regular clients the opportunity to enjoy additional ingesting time.
    • a predicament for which members of a market have decided to follow a particular standard and now have retooled their production to generally meet this standard, thus making it very costly to improve to a different standard.

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