Definition of lockbox in English:

lockbox

Syllabification: lock·box
Pronunciation: /ˈläkˌbäks
 
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noun

North American
  • 1A box that locks, usually for storing money or valuables.
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    • When someone came over to sell him drugs, Felix was to record the transaction, show the person out, and, without leaving the camera's view, put the drugs he'd bought into a lockbox and lock it with a padlock.
    • During that flight, the gun was placed in a lockbox and stored in the plane's cargo section.
    • If you plant that money in your bosom or plant it in a lockbox, it will not grow.
  • 2A service provided by a bank, whereby the bank receives, processes, and deposits all of a company’s receivables.
  • 3Any of various computerized devices or services intended to prevent the unauthorized distribution or copying of digitally stored or transmitted data.
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    • The content in the lockbox can be synced to any number of computers, which helps law firms and other such organizations keep their documents accessible, updated, and, most importantly, secure.

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