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cordon sth off

phrasal verb with cordon uk   /ˈkɔː.dən/  us   /ˈkɔːr-/ verb
If ​people in ​authority, such as the ​police, ​cordon off a ​building or ​area, they put something around it in ​order to ​stoppeople from ​entering it: They've cordoned off the ​wholearea because of a ​suspectedbomb.
(Definition of cordon sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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