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siege

US [sidʒ]
UK [siːdʒ]
  • n.围攻;攻城战;不断袭击;炉底
  • v.包围
  • Web围困;围城;包围战
Plural Form:sieges  
Siege
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n.
1.
(军队对城镇的)围困,包围,围攻,封锁a military operation in which an army tries to capture a town by surrounding it and stopping the supply of food, etc. to the people inside
the siege of Troy
特洛伊之围
The siege was finally lifted(= ended) after six months.
六个月后封锁最终解除了。
The police placed the city centre under a virtual state of siege(= it was hard to get in or out) .
警方可说是已封锁了市中心。
2.
(警察对建筑物的)包围,封锁a situation in which the police surround a building where people are living or hiding, in order to make them come out

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