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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
Translations of “siege”
in Spanish cerco, sitio…
in French siège…
in German die Belagerung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 圍攻, 包圍…
in Russian осада…
in Turkish kuşatma, muhasara…
in Chinese (Simplified) 围攻, 包围…
in Polish oblężenie…
(Definition of siege from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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