cordon off

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Synonyms for cordon off

divide by means of a rope

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Sources told the GDN the bomb squad and a team from BDF's engineering unit were present to assist police after a minor explosion occurred in the stolen car prompting authorities to cordon off the area including the King Faisal Highway and the Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Highway towards Manama.
Officers appeared to cordon off and investigate a flat above the Malaysian Delight takeaway on the street.
CCPO directed SSP Operation Ejaz Ahmed to cordon off the entrance and exit passages of Peshawar.
Dewsbury fire crews were called shortly before 11am to rescue the men, who were unhurt but very weary, and to cordon off the building.