Similar words: knock out, back out, pick out, lock, check out, checkout, stick out, black out. Meaning: v. prevent employees from working during a strike.
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1 Management has threatened to lock out the workforce if they do not accept the proposed changes in working methods.
2 He was locked out because he came back after midnight.
3 I've lost my key and I'm locked out!
4 The wind had made the door swing closed, and she was now locked out.
5 The company locked out the workers, and then the rest of the work force went on strike.
6 When I heard the door swing to behind me,[www.Sentencedict.com] I knew that I was locked out.
7 The workers had been locked out until they accepted the management's terms.
8 He had been locked out of his office.
9 In the summer of 1953 the union carried out strikes and go-slows in support of a wage claim, but were locked out.
10 It was a wonderful world, and the aunt was locked out of it.
11 On the doorstep of the night-time house, imagining herself locked out by a freak wind slamming the door shut.
12 Drive direction can be changed but the ratchet can't be locked out: operation was positive but fiddly.
13 I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out; and I thought how it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in. Virginia Woolf
14 The first time it happens is after she has been locked out of the house.
15 Customers stopping by to drink coffee and check on the markets screen found themselves locked out.
16 Locked out of the limelight, the trio hunkered down in a recording studio.
17 Being late, and getting locked out from morning hymn and prayers, usually meant lashes with the cane.
18 And mags are sooo easy to lock out anyway.
19 Programme lock out facility.
20 Green believes the best way to improve GPS driving safety would be to "lock out destination entry while the [navigational] system is in use."
21 Lotus Domino 7 also allows you to lock out a user account and to force a password change on next authentication.
22 "It would lock out Windows Phone forever. Can Microsoft allow anyone else to buy Nokia?" he asked.
23 Lotus Domino 7 also allows you to lock out a user account and to force a password change on the next authentication.
24 We need to get them to lock out their onboard weapons systems!
25 Joe, I'm going to have to drill this lock out of the door for us to get in.
26 Cabin crew could lock out certain programmes for unaccompanied minors who sat close to crew, said spokesman Mark Street.
27 The employer's threat to lock out the workers only infuriated them and made them stand up more firmly for their rights.
28 However this isn't a good solution because it may lock out the other threads from being able to have fair access.
29 The woman slowly moved to the line before the cabinet, opened only the lock, lock out of that a moment, as if everything was quiet, even the air is filled with memories.
30 Silencing Shot (Marksmanship): This spell will now interrupt the current spell being cast on the target and lock out that school for 3 sec if the target is immune to silence effects.
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