Blockade and Obstruct


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Blockade verb – To disallow entry into (a place) by means of a physical barrier at the entry point.
Usage example: the militant protestors blockaded the whole area around city hall

Obstruct is a synonym for blockade in block topic. In some cases you can use "Obstruct" instead a verb "Blockade", when it comes to topics like bar.
Nearby Words: block, blockaded, blockage, blocking, blockading
Synonyms for Blockade


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Obstruct verb – To create difficulty for the work or activity of.
Usage example: this would go much faster if you would stop obstructing me with your constant interruptions

Blockade is a synonym for obstruct in block topic. You can use "Blockade" instead a verb "Obstruct".
Nearby Words: obstruction, obstructive, obstructing
Synonyms for Obstruct

Common collocations

way blockade way obstruct way
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