Definition of 'barricade'
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Yesterday troops patrolled the areas worst hit by violence, while neighbourhood groups mounted street barricades to protect residents. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They will barricade the building and set booby traps. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The unnamed hubby said he had been sleeping in a barricaded room for years. The Sun (2011)They arrested hundreds of protesters who had barricaded themselves inside. The Sun (2013)The gangs then used wheelie bins and a car to build a barricade. The Sun (2011)We had carers going in but she shouted at them and barricaded the door. The Sun (2012)You once said it was time to man the barricades. Times, Sunday Times (2010)One man was shot dead as protesters burnt buses and barricaded roads across the city. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Large crowds pushed through police barricades after coming under teargas fire from security forces. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some bystanders barricaded themselves inside nearby shops. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We are now in the dark in this room and we have barricaded all the doors. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Shops were vandalised, buildings occupied and a barricade set ablaze. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The rioters burnt buses, barricaded the streets and torched their own houses. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The barricades on the streets have been pushed to the side, not removed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)On one side of the main shopping street, all the narrow alleys are blocked by police barricades. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Up to 200 people are thought to have been taken hostage there or were barricaded in their rooms. The Sun (2008)Many people are building barricades. Times, Sunday Times (2010)No one stormed the barricades, cultural, political or otherwise. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Around one barricade there was a scuffle which claimed three victims, the only deaths in Moscow. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Riot vans were attacked, fires were lit, makeshift barricades set up and graffiti were daubed on buildings throughout the area. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Overnight, a group of residents formed a human barricade, turning away dozens of lorries trying to deposit hundreds of tonnes of hard core on their doorsteps. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'barricade'
British English: barricade NOUN
A barricade is a line of things that have been put across a road to stop people from passing.
Large areas of the city have been closed off by barricades.
British English: barricade VERB
If you barricade something such as a road or an entrance, you place a barricade or barrier across it, usually to stop someone getting in.
The rioters barricaded streets with piles of blazing tyres.
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