cordon off

phrasal verb
cordoned off; cordoning off; cordons off

Definition of cordon off

: to prevent people from getting into (an area) by putting a line of people or objects around or in front of it Police cordoned off the street.

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“Cordon off.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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