Translation of besiege in Spanish:
- 1.1 (town/castle) (Military) an angry crowd besieged the embassythe village was besieged by reportersuna muchedumbre enfurecida rodeó or cercó la embajadael pueblo se vio asediado por periodistasExample sentences1.2to besiege somebody
- For the entire morning and much of the afternoon, Central Security forces besieged the city centre.
- Battle lines were drawn: Henry brought up forces to besiege the town, while Henry the Younger was joined by troops from his brother Geoffrey and the new king Philip of France.
- While state security forces besieged the village and cut phone lines to prevent communication with the outside world, he sent in trucks full of hired thugs to take control.
withsomethingthey besieged me with questionsthey were besieged with letters of protestme acosaron or bombardearon a preguntas1.3 (beset) [literary] (usually passive) besieged by doubtslos inundaron con cartas de protestabesieged by worriesacosado por las dudas
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