English translation of 'cercar'
1. to enclose
2. (pôr cerca em) to fence in
3. (rodear) to surround
4. (assediar) to besiege
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'cercar' in Other Languages
British English: enclose VERB
If a place or an object is enclosed by something, the place or object is completely surrounded by it.
The rules state that samples must be enclosed in two watertight containers.
British English: fence VERB
If you fence an area of land, you surround it with a fence.
The first task was to fence the wood to exclude sheep.
British English: mob VERB
If you say that someone is being mobbed by a crowd of people, you mean that the people are trying to talk to them or get near them in an enthusiastic or threatening way.
Her car was mobbed by the media.
Translation of cercar from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary