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siegenoun [C/U]

us   /sidʒ/
the act of surrounding a place by an armed force in order to defeat those defending it: [C] After a month-long siege, they gave themselves up to federal agents. [U] The town was under siege.
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siegenoun [C or U]

uk   /siːdʒ/ us   /siːdʒ/
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Translations of “siege”
in Spanish cerco, sitio…
in Vietnamese sự vây hãm…
in Malaysian pengepungan…
in Thai การโอบล้อม…
in French siège…
in German die Belagerung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 围攻, 包围…
in Turkish kuşatma, muhasara…
in Russian осада…
in Indonesian pengepungan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 圍攻, 包圍…
in Polish oblężenie…
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