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Synonyms for barricade

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Synonyms for barricade

a barrier set up by police to stop traffic on a street or road in order to catch a fugitive or inspect traffic etc

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a barrier (usually thrown up hastily) to impede the advance of an enemy

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prevent access to by barricading

block off with barricades

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VAN NUYS - A man suspected of having explosives was arrested Tuesday after barricading himself in a building in an industrial area that was evacuated by police.
He added: "In six weeks those farmers barricading their farms will either find there are no animals left in Cumbria or we will have beaten the disease.
GLENDALE - A parolee was in custody Thursday, accused of barricading himself in his ex-wife's Glendale home for four hours and threatening to kill her, police said.
Members of the Hidden Valley Homeowners Association want the city to proceed with its plan of permanently barricading the street, while leaving the private gate open.
If the court finds that the city has created a nuisance by barricading the public road, then liability is established.