Cordon

Meaning: Prevent access to or from (an area or building) by surrounding it with police or other guards.

Synonyms: Barrier, line, row, chain, ring, circle, picket line, close off, shut off, fence off, separate off, isolate, enclose, surround.

In Hindi: घेरा

Use: While developing the I-Phone Steve Jobs cordoned off the Apple’s office premises to everyone who was not on the I-Phone team.

The police had cordoned off the driveway, too, and posted signs around the entrance.
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