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Overview of noun blockade

The noun blockade has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (8) blockade, encirclement

(a war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy)

2. blockade

(prevents access or progress)

Overview of verb blockade

The verb blockade has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass

(hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn")

2. barricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block up, bar

(render unsuitable for passage; "block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road")

3. blockade, block off

(obstruct access to)

4. blockade, seal off

(impose a blockade on) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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