Definition of barricade verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

barricade

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verb
BrE BrE//ˌbærɪˈkeɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbærɪˈkeɪd//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they barricade
BrE BrE//ˌbærɪˈkeɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbærɪˈkeɪd//
 
he / she / it barricades
BrE BrE//ˌbærɪˈkeɪdz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbærɪˈkeɪdz//
 
past simple barricaded
BrE BrE//ˌbærɪˈkeɪdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbærɪˈkeɪdɪd//
 
past participle barricaded
BrE BrE//ˌbærɪˈkeɪdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbærɪˈkeɪdɪd//
 
-ing form barricading
BrE BrE//ˌbærɪˈkeɪdɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbærɪˈkeɪdɪŋ//
 
 
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barricade something to defend or block something by building a barricade They barricaded all the doors and windows. Soldiers found the doors barricaded and the women hiding inside. Word Origin late 16th cent.: from French, from barrique ‘cask’, from Spanish barrica; related to barrel (barrels often being used to build barricades). Phrasal Verbsbarricade yourself in
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