Definition of Lockdown
a situation in which people are not allowed to enter or leave a building or area freely
Examples of Lockdown in a sentence
The prison inmates were placed on lockdown and weren’t allowed to leave their cells. 🔊
When the gunman was in the building, the school was placed on full lockdown. 🔊
Lockdown practices helped the workers know what to do if they were ever kept in the building during an emergency. 🔊
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