citadel Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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citadelnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsɪt.ə.del/  us   /ˈsɪt̬-/

citadel noun [C] (BUILDING)

a ​strongcastle in or near a ​city, where ​people can ​shelter from ​danger, ​especially during a ​war: The ​town has a 14th ​century citadel ​overlooking the ​river.

citadel noun [C] (ORGANIZATION)

literary a ​powerfulorganization in which ​finding a ​job is ​difficult for someone who does not ​knowpeople who ​work there: At the ​age of 32, she ​managed to ​enter one of the citadels of high ​fashion.
(Definition of citadel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “citadel”
in Spanish ciudadela…
in Vietnamese thành trì…
in Malaysian kubu kota…
in Thai ป้อมปราการ…
in French citadelle…
in German die Zitadelle…
in Chinese (Simplified) 城堡, 堡垒,要塞, 难以进入的排外组织…
in Turkish kale, sur, hisar…
in Russian цитадель, крепость…
in Indonesian benteng…
in Chinese (Traditional) 城堡, 堡壘,要塞, 難以進入的排外組織…
in Polish cytadela…
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