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1barricade/ˈberəˌkeɪd/noun
pluralbarricades
1barricade
/ˈberəˌkeɪd/
noun
pluralbarricades
Learner's definition of BARRICADE  
[count]
: a temporary wall, fence, or similar structure that is built to prevent people from entering a place or area
2barricade/ˈberəˌkeɪd/verb
barricadesbarricadedbarricading
2barricade
/ˈberəˌkeɪd/
verb
barricadesbarricadedbarricading
Learner's definition of BARRICADE  
[+ object]
: to block (something) so that people or things cannot enter or leave

barricade yourself

◊ If you barricade yourself in/inside something, you prevent other people from entering the place where you are by locking the door or by putting up a barricade.
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