how to pronounce blockade

blɑːkɛɪd

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An example use of blockade in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… eventually to call off the blockade in …”

meanings of blockade

noun:

  1. Any form of formal isolation of something, especially with the force of law or arms.
  2. Preventing an opponent's pawn moving by placing a piece in front of it.
  3. The physical blocking or surrounding of a place, especially a port, in order to prevent commerce and traffic in or out.
  4. The ships or other forces used to effect a naval blockade.

verb:

  1. To create a blockade against.