Translation of "blockade" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /blɒkˈeɪd/ us /blɑːˈkeɪd/

the situation in which a country or place is surrounded by soldiers or ships to stop people or goods from going in or out

an air and sea blockade
The Soviet blockade of Berlin was lifted in May 1949.
There is still some hope that the economic blockade will work and make military intervention unnecessary.
blockade verb uk us

(Translation of “blockade” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)