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

 

occlude

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//əˈkluːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈkluːd//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they occlude
BrE BrE//əˈkluːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈkluːd//
 
he / she / it occludes
BrE BrE//əˈkluːdz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈkluːdz//
 
past simple occluded
BrE BrE//əˈkluːdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈkluːdɪd//
 
past participle occluded
BrE BrE//əˈkluːdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈkluːdɪd//
 
-ing form occluding
BrE BrE//əˈkluːdɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈkluːdɪŋ//
 
 
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occlude something (specialist) to cover or block something an occluded artery Word Origin late 16th cent.: from Latin occludere ‘shut up’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: occlude