Definition of besiegement in English:

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Pronunciation: /bəˈsējmənt/


Aggressive pressure or intimidation: the policy of political besiegement
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  • Many also had sons, daughters, or wives who opposed the war, fueling the sense of besiegement.
  • This anger and frustration stems from a sense of cultural besiegement, which they are finding can never be dealt with through the attainment of power alone.
  • Conservatives tend to thrive on a sense of besiegement, a belief that they're surrounded on all sides by enemies seen and unseen who must be destroyed.

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Syllabification: be·siege·ment

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