closing off

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Noun1.closing off - the act of isolating something; setting something apart from others
separation - the social act of separating or parting company; "the separation of church and state"
quarantine - isolation to prevent the spread of infectious disease
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But closing off Holland Street is a big stumbling block.
JERUSALEM, February 13, 2013 (WAFA) -- Israeli police Wednesday continued the closing off of the northern Jerusalem neighborhoods, which began late last night, paralyzing life in those areas, according to a Fatah member.
The residents have said they would continue their demonstrations with a possible indefinite closing off of the factories unless their demands for the government to shut them down and move them to an industrial area are met.
When St Mary Street was open to traffic, closing off Westgate Street was OK, but as St Mary Street is now pedestrianised and the only way to get to the other side of the city is down Westgate Street, to shut it when there is a game on can't be right.
The council is considering closing off access to the major city centre street from Crosshall Street by the side of the flyover, which would allow for a pedestrian area near the Dale Street magistrates court.