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beleaguerment Line breaks: be|lea¦guer|ment
Pronunciation: /bɪˈliːɡəmənt/

Definition of beleaguerment in English:


[mass noun]
Aggressive pressure or intimidation: an atmosphere of fear and beleaguerment
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  • The front line of American beleaguerment was to be found at 10,000 on the Dow Jones last week.
  • In this atmosphere of fear and beleaguerment the press, with the support of sections of the political establishment, hope to sideline a rational, objective approach towards crime.
  • With time added on, England were now going to spend an entire football match in frazzled defence, dropping back ever deeper, the beleaguerment solidified by ever-more paranoid substitutions.
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