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English definition of “siege”

siege

noun [C, U]     /siːdʒ/
a period when an army or the police stand around a building or city to stop supplies from entering it, in order to force the people inside to stop fighting: The city is under siege from rebel forces.Attacking and invadingEnclosing, surrounding and immersing
(Definition of siege noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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