French translation of 'encircle'
1. (= surround) [troops, tankscity, building] entourer ⧫ encercler
[wall, mountains] entourer
His arm encircled her waist. Son bras entourait sa taille.
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When Serbian tanks and fighters encircled the city, she was trapped outside.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
But Aleppo is not an encircled city deep in Syria.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
His capital is encircled by rebels.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The gun was dug in and encircled by a wall of sandbags.A Channel of Peace (1993)
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British English: encircle VERB
To encircle something or someone means to surround or enclose them, or to go round them.
A forty-foot-high concrete wall encircles the jail.
Translation of encircle from the Collins English to French Dictionary