Definition Of blockade

verb

an act or means of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving.

there was a blockade of humanitarian aid

seal off (a place) to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving.

Over the weekend peace activists blockaded the road and entered the plant, which is near Reading.

Example Of blockade

  • About 500 workers imposed a blockade on the factory on October 14 after being abruptly informed that the plant was closed and the workforce sacked.

  • As you can hear from this home video, the police arrived and tried to reason with the blockaders .

  • ‘We can forcibly remove the blockades if we are sure that there is enough evidence that the blockaders are illegal,’ he told the Post.

  • Because the problem with dirt is that the media had imposed virtually an iron blockade when it came to the really personal stuff.

  • But no help came, the baronial forces blockaded the city, and the rebel front began to crumble.


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