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English definition of “fence sth off”

fence sth off

phrasal verb with fence     /fens/ verb [I]
to separate an area with a fence in order to stop people or animals from entering it: The hill had been fenced off to stop animals grazing on it.Enclosing, surrounding and immersingFences and rails
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