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Noun
The closing off of a path or area to prevent passage or movement
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“By May 12, 1898, Dewey and his ships were maintaining a strict blockade around the city.”
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A structure that forms a (typically defensive) barrier
“We began the work of building a blockade that extended across its entrance behind the falls.”
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An act of laying siege to a place or area by encircling it
“The Chechens attempted to break the blockade of the village by attacking the paratroop battalion.”
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Something that hinders progress
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“Her constant battle for good table manners hit a blockade with Fred.”
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A public meeting or march protesting against something or expressing views on a political issue
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The state of being secluded or shut out, as from company, society, the world, etc.
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A device to facilitate temporary and repeatable opening and closing
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The process of prohibiting or vetoing something
Verb
To seal off (a place) to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving
“Inland, detachments of the Army should blockade roads leading north and south.”
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To lay siege to (a place)
“Troops would blockade the strongholds and occasionally shell them from a distance.”
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To hem in or close off on all sides
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To surround or encircle
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To protest for a cause, or against something
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To shut off or keep apart, as from company, society, etc.
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To prohibit or interdict the participation or inclusion of
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