English to French Meaning :: siege

Siege :
siège
siège, investissement - siègesieges
 
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Noun(1) the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack

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(1) This historical drama retells the 1835-36 Texas revolution surrounding the famous siege of the Alamo.(2) To capture a town through a siege one must, according to Philon, make proper use of machines such as catapults and other war engines.(3) Verdun had withstood a siege of ten weeks(4) A man whose life fell apart after he sparked a dramatic armed police siege with a toy weapon said today: ÔÇÿThrow away your guns.ÔÇÖ(5) I yearn for those days when everything was full of wonder and fun, when kids could play cowboys and Indians in the street with toy guns that did not cause an armed police siege .(6) I've been having a siege of headaches(7) siege warfare(8) Several historians of the 1569 Protestant siege on Poitiers provide detailed descriptions of the city's topography.(9) A violent episode from York's past will be brought back to life this Bank Holiday when the Civil War siege of the city is re-enacted.(10) Skipton Castle, dates back some 900 years, and withstood a three-year siege during the Civil War between 1643 and 1645.(11) After more than a month of siege warfare, Pemberton surrendered to Grant on 4 July 1863.(12) The seriousness of our project - to sneak into a town under a relentless military siege - began to sink in, and I shuddered.(13) ÔÇÿWe're doing our best to prepare our city for defense in case of siege ,ÔÇÖ she said as I shot my own arrow.(14) The well was outside, and no one had thought to supply water before the siege .(15) two cult members have died so far in the four-day siege(16) This also marks the introduction of siege warfare and the deliberate efforts to counter static defenses.
Related Words
(1) under siege ::
en état de siège
(2) lay siege ::
assiègent
(3) siege engine ::
moteur siège
(4) state of siege ::
l'état de siège
Synonyms
Noun
1. blockade ::
blocus
Different Forms
siege, sieges
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Sent me with an army to the Riverlands
and a siege that could last months.

Sent me with an army to the Riverlands and a SIEGE that could last months.

Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 6


My dear nephew, you do see these men
preparing the walls for siege?

My dear nephew, you do see these men preparing the walls for SIEGE?

Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 8


Riverrun can withstand
a siege for a year.

Riverrun can withstand a SIEGE for a year.

Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 6


A rather short siege.

A rather short SIEGE.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 1


The siege is now under my command.

The SIEGE is now under my command.

Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 7


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