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cordon

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
cordon

Plural
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cordon ({{{1}}})
  1. (archaic) A ribbon normally worn diagonally across the chest as a decoration or insignia of rank etc.
  2. A line of people or things placed around an area to enclose or protect it.
  3. (cricket) The arc of fielders on the off side, behind the batsman - the slips and gully.
  4. (botany) A woody plant, such as a fruit tree, pruned and trained to grow as a single stem on a support.

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to cordon

Third person singular
cordon

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ed

to cordon (third-person singular simple present cordon, present participle ed, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To form a cordon around an area in order to prevent movement in or out.

French

Etymology

corde + -on

Noun

cordon m. (plural cordons)

  1. cord (for connecting)

Derived terms


Romanian

Noun

cordon [[Category:Template:lang:ro nouns|cordon]]

  1. cord (length of twisted strands)


This Romanian entry was created from the translations listed at cord. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see cordon in the Romanian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008

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