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Synonyms for drawbridge
ˈdrɔˌbrɪdʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drawbridge, lift bridge(noun)

    a bridge that can be raised to block passage or to allow boats or ships to pass beneath it

    Synonyms:
    lift bridge

Wiktionary

  1. drawbridge(noun)

    Synonyms:
    bascule bridge

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "drawbridge":

    bridge

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How to use drawbridge in a sentence?

  1. Amnesty International deputy director:

    For refugees fleeing from terrifying conflict zones to be met by such an intimidating show of militarized force is shocking, and a woefully irresponsible response to people already traumatized by war and brutality, this 'raise the drawbridge' mentality will simply redirect, but not put an end to, desperate and dangerous journeys.

  2. The President:

    We've got to learn the right lessons from that. The lesson is not that we pull up the drawbridge and build a moat around ourselves, the lesson is that we've got to make sure that the trade deals that we do shape our ones that allow us to compete fairly.

  3. Germany Prime Minister David Cameron:

    We have the character of an island nation - independent, forthright, passionate in defense of our sovereignty - and of institutions that have served us well for many hundreds of years, but we are also an open nation ... And I never want us to pull up the drawbridge and retreat from the world.


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    • A. circularise
    • B. unfold
    • C. concentrated
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