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past tense of blockade
as in guarded
to disallow entry into (a place) by means of a physical barrier at the entry point the militant protestors blockaded the whole area around city hall

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as in besieged
to surround (as a fortified place) with armed forces for the purpose of capturing or preventing commerce and communication blockaded the city until it surrendered

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“Blockaded.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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