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besiege

verb   /bɪˈsiːdʒ/
to surround a place, especially with an army, to prevent people or supplies getting in or out asediar, sitiar The town had been besieged for two months but still resisted the aggressors.7081261
When someone is besieged, a lot of people surround them. asediar, cercar When the pop star tried to leave her hotel, she was besieged by waiting journalists and fans.1261
to make many requests or complaints about something bombardear After showing the controversial documentary, the channel was besieged with phone calls from angry viewers.11681169
(Definition of besiege from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

besiege

verb /biˈsiːdʒ/
to surround (eg a town) with an army sitiar, asediar The city was besieged by Roman forces.
(with with) to overwhelm with asediar The reporters besieged me with questions.
besiege is spelt with -ie-.
(Definition of besiege from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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