close sth off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “close sth off” in the English Dictionary

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close sth off

phrasal verb with close uk   /kləʊz/  us   /kloʊz/ verb
C1 to put something ​across the ​entrance of a ​place to ​stoppeople from ​entering: Police ​quicklyclosed off the ​area.
(Definition of close sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “close sth off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 封锁,封闭,关闭(入口)…
in Turkish önünü kapatmak, germek, geçişi engellemek…
in Russian перекрывать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 封鎖,封閉,關閉(入口)…
in Polish odgradzać coś…
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