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beleaguer
American English: /bəˈliɡər/
British English: /bɪˈliːɡə/

Translation of beleaguer in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (besiege)
    Example sentences
    • Seize them, beleaguer them, and lie in wait for them.
    • For every useless mouth in a beleaguered place adds to the difficulties of the defenders and facilitates the task of the besiegers.
    • The fateful day dawned, and still the city was beleaguered on every side, while within its walls the Aztecs were dying of famine and plague.
    1.2
    also: beleaguered past participle
    (harassed)
    (minister/opponent)
    Acme Inc, the beleaguered toy company
    Acme Inc, el fabricante de juguetes que atraviesa momentos tan difíciles
    Example sentences
    • But it isn't just the nuts and bolts of touring in support of a new album that can be so beleaguering: sometimes it's the talking about it on the phone with strangers.
    • Even a nun from a local convent declined the opportunity to voice support for her beleaguered religious superior.
    • Other gifts have been received from far and wide, with heartfelt messages of support for the beleaguered farming community.

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