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encircle

División en sílabas: en·cir·cle
Pronunciación: /inˈsərk(ə)l
 
, enˈsərk(ə)l
 
/

Definición de encircle en inglés:

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[with object]
Form a circle around; surround: the town is encircled by fortified walls
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Imagine her surprise when she felt the point of a knife on the small of her back, and a large arm encircling her waist.
  • The cuff is an inelastic cloth that encircles the arm and encloses the inflatable rubber bladder.
  • I didn't get far though, before his arms encircled my waist and pulled me to his wet body.
Sinónimos
close in, shut in, fence in, wall in, hem in, confine
literary gird, engirdle

Derivados

encirclement

1
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • The latest outrage was the encirclement of the city, cutting it off and isolating it from its environment through barricades.
  • The counterattack scored some stunning successes at first, including the encirclement of the 101st Airborne Division at Bastogne.
  • This turned allies into enemies, creating a fear of encirclement - and an even greater obsession with military strength.

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