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Meaning of “flank” - Learner’s Dictionary

flank

verb     /flæŋk/
be flanked by sb/sth
to have someone or something at the side or at each side: The President was flanked by police officers.Enclosing, surrounding and immersing
Translations of “flank”
in Spanish flanquear…
in Vietnamese tấn công bên sườn…
in Thai กะเทาะ…
in Malaysian mengelilingi…
in French prendre (l’ennemi) de flanc…
in German die Flanke angreifen…
in Indonesian memutari…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在…侧面…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在…側面…
(Definition of flank verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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