blockade

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blockade(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (siege)
a. el bloqueo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
As the blockade dragged on, the deaths from starvation inside the city continued to climb.A medida de que el bloqueo se prolongó, las muertes por hambruna en la ciudad continuaron subiendo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to lay siege to)
a. bloquear
Enemy forces blockaded the city forcing the mayor to surrender.Las fuerzas enemigas bloquearon la ciudad y obligaron al alcalde a rendirse.
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blockade
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el bloqueo m, embargo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. bloquear
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blockade [blɒˈkeɪd]
noun
(Mil) (Ind) bloqueo (m)
to run a blockade burlar un bloqueo; under blockade bloqueado
...the beleaguered Soviet republic of Lithuania, still under blockade by the Soviet authorities The main frontier crossing at Larcham on the Costa Brava is now also under blockade with hundreds of lorries held up on both sides of the border
transitive verb
[+traffic] bloquear
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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