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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
cordon /'kɔ:dn/
  • danh từ
    • dãy đồn bốt; hàng rào cảnh sát
    • hàng rào vệ sinh (để ngăn khu vực có bệnh dịch) ((cũng) sanitary cordon)
    • dây kim tuyến (đeo ở vai...)
    • (kiến trúc) gờ đầu tường
    • cây ăn quả xén trụi cành
Concise Dictionary
+cord or ribbon worn as an insignia of honor or rank
+adornment consisting of an ornamental ribbon or cord

Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
a line or ring of police officers, soldiers, etc. guarding sth or stopping people from entering or leaving a place: Demonstrators tried to break through the police cordon.
Phrasal Verbs: cordon sth<->off to stop people from getting into an area by surrounding it with police, soldiers, etc: Police cordoned off the area until the bomb was made safe.
Collocation Dictionary


tight | police, security


form, throw
Police officers threw a cordon around his car to protect him.
| break through
The crowd managed to break through the police cordon.


prevent sth
A police cordon prevented the marchers from entering the main square.


~ around/round
There is a tight security cordon around the area.

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