Meaning of “barricade” in the English Dictionary

"barricade" in British English

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(Definition of “barricade” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"barricade" in American English

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barricadenoun [ C ]

us /ˈbær·əˌkeɪd/

a large object or objects that are used to stop people from going where they want to go

barricadeverb [ T ]

us /ˈbær·əˌkeɪd/

to block anyone from reaching a place:

The protesting students barricaded the streets leading to the university.

(Definition of “barricade” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)