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noun [countable]     barricade pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    a temporary structure that is built across a road, gate, or door to prevent people from getting through

    a barricade of burning tyres

  2. 2
    used for talking about a situation in which people use determined methods to protest about something or achieve something they believe in

    Residents were ready to go to the barricades to fight the school closure.



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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