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Blockade

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Meaning

Noun

The physical
or
of a place, especially a
, in order to
and
in or out.
Any form of
or
of something, especially with the
of law or arms.
In Nautical:
The
or other
used to effect a
blockade.
In Biology & Medicine:
Inhibition of the
(function) of
or their
, such as (often)
antagonism.
In Chess:
Preventing an opponent's
by
a
it.

Verb

To create a
against.
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Origin

blockade
English
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-ade
English
block
English
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blok
Middle English (1100-1500)
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bloc
Old French (842-ca. 1400)
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blok
Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350)
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