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[ bɪsˈiːd͡ʒ], [ bɪsˈiːd‍ʒ], [ b_ɪ_s_ˈiː_dʒ]

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The word "besiege" comes from the French word benir, meaning "to bless." To besiege is to place someone under siege, typically by an army, in order to compel them to surrender. A siege is an extended military campaign against a fort or city by blocking its supplies and insisting on its surrender. A siege may last for weeks, months, or even years, depending on the size of the fort or city and the supply situation of the besiegers.

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