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barricade

noun [C] uk   /ˈbær.ɪ.keɪd/ /bær.ɪ.ˈkeɪd/ us  
a line or pile of objects put together, often quickly, to stop people from going where they want to go: Inmates erected a barricade between themselves and the prison officers.

barricade

verb [T] uk   /ˈbær.ɪ.keɪd/ /bær.ɪ.ˈkeɪd/ us  
to build a barricade across, around, or in front of something: Barricade the doors! [+ adv/prep] Terrified villagers have barricaded themselves into their houses.
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