barricade

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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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At Worcester, manager Peter Tredwell manned the barricades on behalf of their old members.
N When they sacked Joe Kinnear and his assistant Mick Harford, the fans manned the barricades so Luton came up with a fiendishly clever ploy - the supporters could pick the next boss.
Wenger's side were soon under pressure and Sol Campbell and Cygan manned the barricades in the first couple of minutes, just as effectively as they did for the rest of the game.
This horrendous and expensive case of public corruption began in 1992, when the LAPD failed to pay $1 million in overtime for the hours officers manned the barricades during the riots that followed acquittal of the cops who beat Rodney King.
Overmars almost squeezed home a second goal inside Poom's near-post after streaking clear on the left just before the break but Derby manned the barricades with zeal.