Definition of 'encircle'
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The gun was dug in and encircled by a wall of sandbags. A Channel of Peace (1993)His capital is encircled by rebels. Times, Sunday Times (2011)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)
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Used Occasionally. encircle is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'encircle'
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.
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