Definition of suicide barrier in English:

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suicide barrier

noun

A fencelike structure or horizontal net attached to a bridge, tower, or tall building to prevent suicide attempts: officials approved $5 million in federal funding to design a suicide barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge
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  • Last fall, transportation officials approved $5 million in federal funding to design a suicide barrier on the bridge.
  • The conclusion is inescapable: A suicide barrier would prevent deaths.
  • The spring 2006 issue of Forefront shows three options for a suicide barrier for the Golden Gate Bridge.

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Syllabification: su·i·cide bar·ri·er

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