how to pronounce lock

/ˈlɑːk/

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The above transcription of lock is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

lock is pronounced in one syllable

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lɑːk

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An example use of lock in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… investigators wanted so badly to lock up …”

meaning of lock

A lock is a device that secures a door or gate by preventing it from being opened from the inside.

words with pronunciation similar to lock

lochlockelollleaksocklacklookdocklicklas

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