lock into

Definition

Variationlock in
verb
ExampleBy buying francs forward the company is in effect locking itself into a pound-franc exchange rate of 10.06.
Usage
to lock in profits
to take profits, to sell investments at a profit to ensure that the profit is realised
ExampleThe shares had become overpriced - it was time to lock in the profits.

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