Lockout Lock"out`, n. The closing of a factory or workshop by an employer, usually in order to bring the workmen to satisfactory terms by a suspension of wages. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lockout — ist der englische Ausdruck für Aussperrung. Er wird im deutschen Sprachraum gelegentlich verwendet, um entsprechende Aktionen im nordamerikanischen Profisport zu bezeichnen, zum Beispiel in der NBA oder NHL. Ein Lockout ist eine Aktion seitens… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • lockout — lock·out / läk ˌau̇t/ n: the withholding of employment by an employer in order to gain concessions from or resist demands of employees Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. lockout …   Law dictionary

  • Lockout — may mean:* Lockout (industry), a work stoppage in which an employer prevents some or all employees from working * Lockout (telecommunication), a system to prevent unwanted signals * A daytime period in some hostels during which guests are… …   Wikipedia

  • lockout — also lock out, act of locking out workers, 1854, from LOCK (Cf. lock) (v.) + OUT (Cf. out) …   Etymology dictionary

  • lockout — ► NOUN ▪ the exclusion of employees by their employer from their place of work until certain terms are agreed to …   English terms dictionary

  • lockout — [läk′out΄] n. the refusal by an employer to allow employees to come in to work until agreement is reached, as on contract terms …   English World dictionary

  • lockout — /lok owt /, n. the temporary closing of a business or the refusal by an employer to allow employees to come to work until they accept the employer s terms. [1850 55; n. use of v. phrase lock out] * * * Tactic used by employers in labour disputes …   Universalium

  • Lockout — Lock out auch: Lock|out 〈[ aʊt] n. 15〉 Aussperrung (von Arbeitern) [zu engl. lock out „ausschließen, aussperren“] * * * Lockout   [engl.], sperren. * * * Lock|out [lɔk |aʊt], das, (auch:) der; [s], s, (selten:) die; , s [engl. lockout, zu: to… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • lockout — (1) A prohibition, usually, but not always, for a specified period of time. For example, a prohibition against prepayment of a loan. (2) The period of time before a REMIC investor will begin receiving principal payments. American Banker Glossary… …   Financial and business terms

  • lockout — on the lockout to keep a (sharp) lockout for …   Combinatory dictionary

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