cordon sanitaire Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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cordon sanitairenoun [C]

uk   /ˌkɔː.dɒ̃.sæn.ɪˈteər/  us   /kɔːrˌdɑ̃ː.sɑː.niˈter/ (plural cordons sanitaires uk   /ˌkɔː.dɒ̃.sæn.ɪˈteər/  us   /kɔːrˌdɑ̃ː.sɑː.niˈter/ )
a ​guardedarea around a ​place or ​country that ​preventspeople from ​entering or ​leaving it: NATO was ​accused of ​trying to ​throw a ​cordon sanitaire around Russia.
(Definition of cordon sanitaire from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cordon sanitaire”
in Chinese (Simplified) 封锁线, 防卫圈…
in Chinese (Traditional) 封鎖線, 防衛圈…
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