cordon off


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Verb1.cordon off - divide by means of a rope; "The police roped off the area where the crime occurred"
inclose, shut in, close in, enclose - surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence"
Translations
يُطوِّق، يَضرِبُ نِطاقا
uzavřít kordónem
afspærre
kordonnal lezár
afgirîa
uzavrieť kordónom
kordon altına almakkuşatmak

w>cordon off

vt sep area, buildingabsperren, abriegeln

cordon

(ˈkoːdn) noun
a line of sentries or policemen to prevent people from entering an area. They've put a cordon round the house where the bomb is planted.
cordon off
to enclose with a cordon. The police cordoned off the area where the gunman was.
References in periodicals archive ?
Sources told the GDN the bomb squad and a team from BDF's engineering unit were present to assist police after a minor explosion occurred in the stolen car prompting authorities to cordon off the area including the King Faisal Highway and the Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Highway towards Manama.
Officers appeared to cordon off and investigate a flat above the Malaysian Delight takeaway on the street.