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The regime did not honour its commitment to open humanitarian corridors to Aleppo and other besieged areas. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Residents woke yesterday morning to a town besieged by press and police, and a barrage of unanswered questions. Times, Sunday Times (2006)At least 30 people were reported dead, and residents speaking by phone said the town was besieged by tanks. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I am besieged by people who want to talk about leadership, leadership, leadership. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Used Occasionally. besiege is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: besiege VERB
If you are besieged by people, many people want something from you and continually bother you.
She was besieged by the press and the public.
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