Translation of "cordon" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈkɔː.dən/ us /ˈkɔːr-/

a line of police, soldiers, vehicles, etc. positioned around a particular area in order to prevent people from entering it

There was a police cordon around the building.

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


noun /ˈkoːdn/

a line of sentries or policemen to prevent people from entering an area

cordón (policial)
They’ve put a cordon round the house where the crime was committed.
cordon off phrasal verb

to enclose with a cordon

The police cordoned off the area where the gunman was.

(Translation of “cordon” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)