barricade vs roadblock what difference

what is difference between barricade and roadblock

English

Etymology

Borrowed from French barricade.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌbæɹɪˈkeɪd/

Noun

barricade (plural barricades)

  1. A barrier constructed across a road, especially as a military defence
  2. An obstacle, barrier, or bulwark.
    • 1713, William Derham, Physico-Theology
      Such a barricade as would greatly annoy, or absolutely stop, the currents of the atmosphere.
  3. (figuratively, in the plural) A place of confrontation.
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Translations

See also

  • barricade on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Barricade in the Encyclopædia Britannica (11th edition, 1911)

Verb

barricade (third-person singular simple present barricades, present participle barricading, simple past and past participle barricaded)

  1. to close or block a road etc., using a barricade
  2. to keep someone in (or out), using a blockade, especially ships in a port

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Dutch

Alternative forms

  • baricade (obsolete)

Etymology

Borrowed from French barricade, from Italian barricata.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌbɑ.riˈkaː.də/
  • Hyphenation: bar‧ri‧ca‧de
  • Rhymes: -aːdə

Noun

barricade f (plural barricades or barricaden, diminutive barricadetje n)

  1. A barricade. [from early 17th c.]
    Synonyms: barricadering, versperring

Derived terms

  • barricaderen

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: barrikade
  • Negerhollands: barrikad, barkad
    • Virgin Islands Creole: barikat (archaic)

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ba.ʁi.kad/
  • Homophones: barricadent, barricades

Etymology 1

barrique +‎ -ade

Noun

barricade f (plural barricades)

  1. barricade
Derived terms
  • barricader
Descendants

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

barricade

  1. first-person singular present indicative of barricader
  2. third-person singular present indicative of barricader
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of barricader
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of barricader
  5. second-person singular imperative of barricader

Further reading

  • “barricade” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).


English

Etymology

road +‎ block

Noun

roadblock (plural roadblocks)

  1. Something that blocks or obstructs a road.
  2. An obstacle or impediment.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:hindrance

Translations

Verb

roadblock (third-person singular simple present roadblocks, present participle roadblocking, simple past and past participle roadblocked)

  1. (colloquial) To prevent, hinder.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:hinder

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