block sth off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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block sth off

phrasal verb with block uk   /blɒk/  us   /blɑːk/ verb [T]
to ​close a ​road, ​path, or ​entrance so that ​people cannot use it: All the ​roads out of the ​town had been ​blocked off by the ​police.
(Definition of block sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “block sth off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 封住(路), 封锁(入口)…
in Turkish engellemek, kapatmak, geçişe engel olmak…
in Russian перекрывать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 封住(路), 封鎖(入口)…
in Polish tarasować coś, zastawiać coś…
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