encircle

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encircle(
ehn
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suhr
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kuhl
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. rodear
A strange ring in the shape of a snake encircled one of her fingers.Un anillo extraño con forma de serpiente le rodeaba uno de los dedos.
b. circundar
The ditch that encircled the fort was an additional defense.La zanja que circundaba la fortaleza era una defensa adicional.
c. ceñir
He encircled her Barbie waist with his arms.Le ciñó la cintura mínima con los brazos.
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encircle
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. rodear
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encircle [ɪnˈsɜːkl]
transitive verb
rodear;with de; (Mil) sitiar; [+waist, shoulders] ceñir
it is encircled by a wall está rodeado de una tapia
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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