A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (military)
a. siege
Las tropas sometieron la ciudad tras tres días de asedio.The troops took the city after three days of siege.
b. blockade
El asedio sumió al pueblo en una escasez de alimentos.The blockade plunged the town into a shortage of food.
2. (hounding)
a. harassment
El asedio al que está sometido el cantante ha hecho que cancele el concierto.The harassment the singer is suffering has caused the cancelation of the concert.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (military)
a. siege
2. (fig)
a. pestering, badgering
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1 (Mil) siege; (Náutica) blockade
2 (Economía) run
asedio de un banco run on a bank
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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