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English noun: stockade

1. stockade (artifact) fortification consisting of a fence made of a line of stout posts set firmly for defense

Broader (hypernym)fortification, munition

2. stockade (artifact) a penal camp where political prisoners or prisoners of war are confined (usually under harsh conditions)

Synonymsconcentration camp

Broader (hypernym)camp

Narrower (hyponym)death camp

Instance hyponymAuschwitz, Belsen, Buchenwald, Dachau

English verb: stockade

1. stockade (competition) surround with a stockade in order to fortify

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)fence, fence in, palisade, surround, wall

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