cordon sanitaire definition

  • noun:
    • A barrier made to prevent a disease or any other undesirable problem from spreading.
    • A chain of buffer says organized around a nation considered ideologically dangerous or potentially aggressive.
    • A barrier (physical or administrative) to stop the scatter of disease.
    • Any buffer towards spread of something deemed unwelcome.
    • a line of troops or armed forces posts around an area infected with condition, to stop interaction, and so avoid the illness from dispersing. Additionally used figuratively, of several neutral says that forms a barrier between two hostile says.
    • A barrier made to avoid an ailment or any other undesirable condition from distributing.
    • A chain of buffer states arranged around a nation considered ideologically dangerous or possibly aggressive.
    • A barrier (real or administrative) to prevent the spread of infection.
    • Any barrier towards the scatter of such a thing considered undesirable.
    • a line of troops or army posts around an area contaminated with condition, to cut off interaction, and so stop the condition from distributing. Also made use of figuratively, of a team of natural says that forms a barrier between two dangerous says.
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