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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyseal off
he/she/itseals off
present participlesealing off
past tensesealed off
past participlesealed off
  1. to prevent people from entering an area or a building

    Police sealed off the area so that the investigations could begin.

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