siege

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siege(
sij
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (general)
a. el sitio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Many people came close to starving to death during the siege of the capital.Muchas personas casi se mueran de hambre durante el sitio de la capital.
b. el asedio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
All the hostages got out alive when the siege of the embassy ended.Todos los rehenes lograron salir con vida al acabar el asedio a la embajada.
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siege
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el asedio m, sitio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
to lay siege to a townsitiar una ciudad
under siegesitiado(a)
siege mentalitymanía persecutoria
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siege [siːdʒ]
noun
cerco (m); sitio (m)
to lay siege to cercar; sitiar; to raise the siege levantar el cerco
modifier
siege economy (n) economía (f) de sitio
siege mentality (n)
to have a siege mentality tener manía persecutoria
The commission said olice officers had a siege mentality that isolated them from the people they served
siege warfare (n) guerra (f) de sitio or asedio
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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