Focus on the pronunciation of blockade
English definition of “blockade”
/blɑˈkeɪd/ n [C]
› the act of using force or the threat of force to stop the movement of people or goods into or out of a country or area, or the people or objects used to prevent such movement: The blockade consisted of a dozen ships surrounding the port. blockade
/blɑˈkeɪd/ v [T] › The army blockaded roads leading into the city.