barricade Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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barricadenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbær.ɪ.keɪd/ /bær.ɪ.ˈkeɪd/
a ​line or ​pile of ​objects put together, often ​quickly, to ​stoppeople from going where they ​want to go: Inmates erected a barricade between themselves and the ​prisonguards.

barricadeverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈbær.ɪ.keɪd/ /bær.ɪ.ˈkeɪd/
to ​build a barricade ​across, around, or in ​front of something: Barricade the ​doors! [+ adv/prep] Terrified ​villagers have barricaded themselves intotheirhouses.
(Definition of barricade from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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barricadenoun [C]

 us   /ˈbær·əˌkeɪd/
a ​largeobject or ​objects that are used to ​stoppeople from going where they ​want to go

barricadeverb [T]

 us   /ˈbær·əˌkeɪd/
to ​block anyone from ​reaching a ​place: The ​protestingstudents barricaded the ​streetsleading to the ​university.
(Definition of barricade from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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