Blockade - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- prevents access or progress
- render unsuitable for passage (syn: bar, barricade, block, stop)
- obstruct access to
- impose a blockade on
They blockaded the country's ports.
...the militant protestors blockaded the whole area around city hall...
...it was the blockade of all the enemy's major ports that finally won the war...
They've imposed an economic blockade on the country.
Angry farmers used tractors as blockades on the streets.
The ships blockaded the port.
He was obliged to convert the siege into a blockade.
The U-boat outran the blockade.
present participle: blockading
past tense: blockaded
past participle: blockaded
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