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lockout
American English: /ˈlɑkˌaʊt/
British English: /ˈlɒkaʊt/

Translation of lockout in Spanish:

noun

  • cierre (masculine) del centro de trabajo
    Example sentences
    • The company claims the wage rise is totally unacceptable and has refused to lift the lockout until the union ends all industrial action.
    • Management offered to lift the lockout if employees accept a proposal allowing the company to cut jobs and working conditions.
    • Union leaders said they expected the lockout and blamed the employers for inflaming already tense negotiations.

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