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sitiar

  
      vt  
1    (=asediar)   to besiege, lay siege to
2    (=acorralar)   to corner, hem in
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sitiador, sitial, situar, sitio

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"sitiar": examples and translations in context
Llegaron policías estatales y retenes del ejército para sitiar al ayuntamiento legítimo. Almost instantly, both state police forces and army units arrived to besiege the legitimate town government.
Los españoles tuvieron que sitiar una aldea grande de la región de Tiguex por semanas. The Spaniards had to besiege a large village of the Tiguex region for weeks.
No se puede sitiar a los ciudadanos británicos. You cannot lay siege to British citizens.
El 7 de mayo efectivos militares fueron desplegados en Baniyas acompañados de tanques y helicópteros para sitiar la ciudad. On 7 May, military forces were deployed to Baniyas to lay siege to the city, accompanied by tanks and helicopters.
Los sevillanos llegaron a sitiar la ciudad, mientras saqueaban a placer el territorio circundante. The Sevillian ones managed to surround the city, while they were plundering to pleasure the surrounding territory.
Artigas retomó el mando tras la caída del Primer Triunvirato, a finales de 1812, y los orientales aceptaron unirse a las tropas porteñas para sitiar Montevideo. Artigas regained his rule after the fall of the First triumvirate, towards the end of 1812 and the Easterners accepted to unite with the troops from Buenos Aires in order to surround Montevideo.
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