Definition of lockbox in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɒkbɒks/


North American
1A lockable container; a safe.
Example sentences
  • They were selling - alongside actual useful items such as safes, lockboxes, and hardened steel chain - dummy security cameras. £17.50 gets you pure deterrent factor - a mock camera with a blinking red LED.
  • In a letter to two senators, the White House recommended giving pilots lockboxes for the weapons so they won't be left in the cockpit.
  • The activists inserted an arm into each lockbox and locked themselves to each other.
1.1A delivery letter box provided with a lock.
Example sentences
  • There was ‘a long waiting list’ for lockboxes at the post office, and Texas, Oklahoma, and Wyoming license plates are almost as common as those from Montana.’
1.2 [mass noun] A service provided by a bank, whereby the bank receives, processes, and deposits all of a company’s mail receipts.

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