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 n.— «The price for a one-bedroom “premium” villa is less than I expect: $16,900 per week, plus several hundred more in maintenance fees. Margarita recommends, however, the “two-bedroom lock-off”—a unit that can be divided into two—for $27,900.…He says he can set me up in a two-bedroom “lockout” (another term for lock-off) at Marriott in low season (spring and fall) for as little as $8,000.» —“The time-share spiel” by Carol Sottili Star-Telegram (Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas) Jan. 7, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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