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blockading

verb
present participle of blockade

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1 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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2 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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“Blockading.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blockading. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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