How to Pronounce cordon?

Correct pronunciation for the word "cordon" is [kˈɔːdən], [kˈɔːdən], [k_ˈɔː_d_ə_n].

"Cordon" in context

Cordon is an administrative boundary or barrier that is used to separate different areas. It comes from the French word cordon, meaning "ribbon". Cordon can be a physical barrier like a fence, wall or other structure designed to keep people in or out of an area. It can also be a legal boundary, where certain prohibitions or restrictions are placed on activities in the area, such as banned weapons or drugs. Cordon can be used to protect both individuals and entire regions.

In politics, cordon is often used for military purposes to keep a colony, protect a specific location from invasion or encircle a city.

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