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surround

verb [T]  /səˈrɑʊnd/ us  
to be around something on all sides: Snow-capped mountains surround the city. The house was surrounded by dense woods. To surround something also means to have to do with it or to result from it: I’m interested in the circumstances surrounding the accident. The controversy that surrounded the police action led to a number of investigations.
surrounding
adjective [not gradable]  /səˈrɑʊn·dɪŋ/ us  
Hundreds of people fled from the city and are now living in the surrounding countryside.
Translations of “surround”
in Korean 둘러싸다…
in Arabic يُحيط…
in French entourer…
in Turkish çevirmek, sarmak, kuşatmak…
in Italian circondare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 環繞,圍繞,包圍…
in Russian окружать, покрывать…
in Polish otaczać, spowijać…
in Spanish rodear, cercar, sitiar…
in Portuguese rodear, cercar…
in German umbegen…
in Catalan envoltar, encerclar…
in Japanese ~の周りを囲む, ~を包囲する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 环绕,围绕,包围…
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