包囲

kana: ほうい
rome: houi

包囲 - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ the act of evading by going around
circumvention

[ noun ]
■ a war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy
blockade , encirclement

[ noun ]
■ the action of an armed force that surrounds a fortified place and isolates it while continuing to attack
beleaguering , besieging , military blockade , siege

[ verb ]
■ surround so as to force to give up
e.g.)
・The Turks besieged Vienna
beleaguer , besiege , circumvent , hem in , surround

[ verb ]
■ extend on all sides of simultaneously
■ encircle
e.g.)
・The forest surrounds my property
border , environ , ring , skirt , surround

[ verb ]
■ surround completely
e.g.)
・Darkness enclosed him
・They closed in the porch with a fence
close in , enclose , inclose , shut in

[ verb ]
■ advance or converge on
e.g.)
・The police were closing in on him
close in , draw in

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