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siege

Pronunciation: /siːdʒ/

Translation of siege in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • sitio (masculine) the city was under siege la ciudad estaba sitiada state of siege estado (masculine) de sitio to raise o lift a siege levantar un sitioto lay siege to sth/sb to lay siege to a castle sitiar un castillo the press laid siege to the newlyweds los periodistas asediaron a los recién casados (before noun/delante del nombre) [economy/mentality] de sitio, de asedio

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