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Meaning of “besiege” - Learner’s Dictionary

besiege

verb     /bɪˈsiːdʒ/
be besieged by/with sb to have lots of people asking you questions or making demands: The president was besieged by reporters.Making appeals and requestsQuestioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
be besieged by/with sth to receive many demands or criticisms: The radio station was besieged with calls from angry listeners.Complaining
[T] to surround a place with an army in order to attack itAttacking and invadingEnclosing, surrounding and immersing
(Definition of besiege from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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