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Noun
Plural for 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.”
Noun
Plural for 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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Plural for 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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Plural for something that hinders progress
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“Her constant battle for good table manners hit a blockade with Fred.”
Noun
Plural for a public meeting or march protesting against something or expressing views on a political issue
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Plural for the state of being secluded or shut out, as from company, society, the world, etc.
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Plural for a device to facilitate temporary and repeatable opening and closing
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Plural for the process of prohibiting or banning something (or someone)
Verb
To seal off (a place) to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving
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“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 section off a physical space or area
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To prohibit or interdict the participation or inclusion of
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