cordon

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
cordon

Plural
cordons

  1. A cordon is a line of people or things placed around an area to prevent access.

Verb[change]

Plain form
cordon

Third-person singular
cordons

Past tense
cordoned

Past participle
cordoned

Present participle
cordoning

  1. If the police cordon off an area, they block the area to prevent access.