cordon off

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Synonyms for cordon off

divide by means of a rope

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The main job of the police is to cordon off the area At night it wasn't much of a problem but now that it's daytime, there are more people out The police are doing their job and experts have een called in from Delhi to tranquilise it The situation should be under control in one or two hours," said Nikhil Kumar, Deputy Inspector General of Meerut Police (ANI)
GRIM FIND: Police cordon off a section of walkway between Redcar and Marske after a woman''s body was found on the beach
CRIME SCENE Police cordon off bus for tests last night
It was feared one of the men had a weapon and police arrived to cordon off the surrounding area.
Police officers cordon off the area around St John's Gardens last night Picture: ANDREW TEEBAY