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English definition of “besiege”

besiege

verb [T]    /bɪˈsidʒ/
to surround a place , esp . with an army , to prevent people or supplies from getting in or out: fig. After the controversial show, the television network was besieged with complaints . A person who is besieged is surrounded : Mick Jagger was besieged by fans at the airport .
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