lockbox
lockbox lock"box`, n. A box of strong and durable construction, fitted with a lock, used for the purpose of protecting valuable items, such as money or jewelry; a strongbox. [PJC]

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  • lockbox — (obsolete) (See post office box) …   Glossary of postal terms

  • lockbox — [läk′bäks΄] n. 1. a box with a lock, used for securing items of value, as a safe deposit box, a strongbox, a post office box, etc. 2. an electronic device which can block designated cable TV channels to prevent viewing by unauthorized persons:… …   English World dictionary

  • lockbox — (1) A cash management arrangement designed to reduce delays in depositing funds into the payee s bank accounts. A post office box that is established by a bank to receive checks for its cash management customers. Lockboxes are utilized to… …   Financial and business terms

  • Lockbox — A collection and processing service provided to firms by banks, which collect payments from a dedicated postal box that the firm directs its customers to send payment to. The banks make several collections per day, process the payments… …   Financial and business terms

  • lockbox — noun Date: 1872 a box (as a post office box, strongbox, or safe deposit box) that locks …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lockbox — /lok boks /, n. 1. a strongbox. 2. a rented post office box equipped with a lock. 3. Also called lockout box. Television. a closed box, usually fitted with a lock, containing electronic equipment to unscramble cable television pictures for… …   Universalium

  • lockbox — noun A box with a built in lock …   Wiktionary

  • lockbox — In the USA, a Postal Service box used for the collection of customer payments. The recipient s bank will arrange collection from these boxes throughout the day, deposit the funds, and provide a computer listing of the payments with the daily… …   Accounting dictionary

  • lockbox — In the USA, a Postal Service box used for the collection of customer payments. The recipient s bank will arrange collection from these boxes throughout the day, deposit the funds, and provide a computer listing of the payments with the daily… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • lockbox — n 1. strongbox, safe, vault, coffer, money box, treasure chest, treasury, repository; trunk, chest, case, casket, crate, coffret, locker. 2. mailbox, post box, box, postal or post office box, bin, hold, receptacle, Chiefly Brit. letter box;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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