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The Russian air force has suspended its bombardment of the city for two weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Germans blamed their defeat on the fog hampering their observations as well as the artillery bombardment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There was heavy bombardment all along the coast. The Sun (2014)Studies have found that a constant bombardment of work emails contributes heavily to stress and anxiety. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the past six months bases in the port have come under almost constant bombardment by rebels. The Sun (2007)Hundreds have been killed by heavy artillery bombardment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There was continuing heavy bombardment in other areas. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Each passage is two metres high by one metre wide and reinforced to resist heavy bombardment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Twenty-four of the Antwerp forts were still holding out today in face of a continuous bombardment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Besides, where was the prolonged preparatory artillery bombardment? Times, Sunday Times (2016)As they attacked, the men faced machinegun fire and heavy artillery bombardment. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Heavy aerial bombardment by the Americans failed to make much of a dent in the network. Times, Sunday Times (2014)After a bombardment by artillery and naval forces, armoured vehicles and troops moved in under cover of darkness. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I constantly had the feeling the next round would be mine - especially in an artillery bombardment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Of course, they also face the constant bombardment from celebrity images in magazines such as Heat. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The city of Aleppo was also coming under heavy Russian bombardment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Government forces continued their bombardment of rebel positions on the outskirts of Damascus after insurgents advanced to within a few miles of the heart of the capital. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The spokesman said: 'The constant bombardment by certain agency photographers at her home has increased anxiety and caused disturbance. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This part of the line was subjected to a very heavy bombardment, and the machinegun section in particular was singled out for an especially heavy shell fire. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'bombardment'
British English: bombardment NOUN
A bombardment is a strong and continuous attack of gunfire or bombing.
The city has been flattened by heavy artillery bombardments.
Definition of bombardment from the Collins English Dictionary
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