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 ?
Police cordon off a pathway, far right, off Warton Street, near Daniel Close, following a shooting
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.