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siege

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