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barricade

noun [C]  /ˈbær·əˌkeɪd/ us  
a large object or objects that are used to stop people from going where they want to go

barricade

verb [T]  /ˈbær·əˌkeɪd/ us  
to block anyone from reaching a place: The protesting students barricaded the streets leading to the university.
Translations of “barricade”
in Korean 바리케이드, 장애물…
in Arabic مِتراس…
in French barricade…
in Turkish siper, barikat, engel…
in Italian barricata, barriera…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指迅速設置的)障礙物,路障…
in Russian заграждение, баррикада…
in Polish zapora, barykada…
in Spanish barricada…
in Portuguese barricada…
in German die Barrikade…
in Catalan barricada…
in Japanese バリケード…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指迅速设置的)障碍物,路障…
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