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blockade

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
blockade

Plural
blockades

  1. (countable) A blockade is the blocking of a port or city, so that nothing can come in or out of it.
  2. (countable) A blockade refers to ships or armies used to block a port or city.

Verb[change]

Plain form
blockade

Third-person singular
blockades

Past tense
blockaded

Past participle
blockaded

Present participle
blockading

  1. When you set up a blockade, you block a port or city, to form a blockade.