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1 barricade /ˈberəˌkeɪd/ noun
plural barricades
1 barricade
/ˈberəˌkeɪd/
noun
plural barricades
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
2 barricade /ˈberəˌkeɪd/ verb
barricades; barricaded; barricading
2 barricade
/ˈberəˌkeɪd/
verb
barricades; barricaded; barricading
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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