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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The last presentation in an academic or business conference with a broad thematic overview. Typically, the best known speakers or scholars at a conference give keynote and locknote addresses.


Humorously from keynote and lock, as though the key in keynote were the kind that opens a door. (Wiktionary)



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