cordon off

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Englisch - Englisch
To protect from intrusion by enclosing in a rope barrier
If police or soldiers cordon off an area, they prevent people from entering or leaving it, usually by forming a line or ring. Police cordoned off part of the city centre The police cordoned everything off. = close off
{f} divide by using a rope; surround an area with a cordon
divide by means of a rope; "The police roped off the area where the crime occurred"
cordon off

    Silbentrennung

    cor·don off

    Türkische aussprache

    kôrdın ôf

    Aussprache

    /ˈkôrdən ˈôf/ /ˈkɔːrdən ˈɔːf/

    Etymologie

    [ 'kor-d&n, -"d&a ] (noun.) 15th century. French, diminutive of corde cord.

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