blockage

[ blok-ij ]
/ ˈblɒk ɪdʒ /

noun

an act of blocking.
the state of being blocked; an obstructed condition: the blockage of the streets by heavy snows.
something that blocks; obstruction.

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Origin of blockage

First recorded in 1870–75; block + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for blockage

blockage
/ (ˈblɒkɪdʒ) /

noun

the act of blocking or state of being blocked
an object causing an obstruction
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