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Dictionary definition for: Barricade

1. (n) a barrier set up by police to stop traffic on a street or road in order to catch a fugitive or inspect traffic etc.

2. (v) render unsuitable for passage; "block the way" "barricade the streets" "stop the busy road"

3. (n) a barrier (usually thrown up hastily so as to impede the advance of an enemy) "they enemy stormed the barricade"

4. (v) prevent access to by barricading; "The street where the President lives is always barricaded"

5. (v) block off with barricades

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