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blockading

b lokay ding

  • v  hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
  • v  render unsuitable for passage
  • v  obstruct access to
  • v  impose a blockade on
  • s  blocking entrance to and exit from seaports and harbors
    the blockading ships prevented delivery of munitions

  • He says enough men can just lift the few blockading cars out of the way.
  • For the past six days, a pro-Kremlin youth movement has been blockading the Estonian embassy, demanding that either Estonia apologize for its desecration of the memorial, or .
  • During their 192-day protest campaign, the PAD paralyzed Thailand, blockading the capital's two airports for eight days and besieging the Prime Minister's office complex for months.
News & Articles

  • I Voted For Change: Over 20 Arrested as KXL Protests Target Obama
    Over 20 anti-Keystone protesters were arrested Monday morning for blockading the doors to a Chicago federal building as part of newly launched call to action that declares "if you don't act, I will." The demonstration was the first action organized by the group No KXL who are launching a civil disobedience campaign aimed directly at President Obama and his pending decision to permit construction ...
    June 17, 2013 - CommonDreams.org
Quotes

  • Tom Morello in Blabbermouth.net
    Morello says he made his exit by sea in a dramatic escape: "After my set, I had to escape via small boat to the Baltic Sea. There were police boats blockading the entrance to the festival and we snuck out under cover of darkness."
  • Ehud Olmert in Xinhua
    The result must be an effective blockading of the Philadelphi Route, with supervision and follow-ups,added Olmert, referring to the border area between Gaza and Egypt where Gazan militants have allegedly been smuggling weapons through tunnels.
  • Serzh Sarkisian in ArmeniaNow.com
    I will only accept the invitation if the agreements are observed and visible steps are taken, that is, I will go to Turkey if the border is open or if we are on the threshold of Armenia's de-blockading,emphasized Sargsyan on Tuesday in a...

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