block off

phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "block off":
present tense I/you/we/they block off he/she/it blocks off present participle blocking off past tense blocked off past participle blocked off
1) to cover or close something completely so that nothing can move through it

Snow had blocked off several streets.

2) to completely stop something from happening or progressing

English dictionary. 2014.

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