asediar

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asediar (first-person singular indicative present asedio, past participle asediáu)

  1. (transitive) to siege (to assault with the intent of conquering by force or attrition)

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Etymology[edit]

Semi-learned borrowing from Latin obsidior (to waylay, to ambush), from obsidium (siege; ambush), from obsideō (to remain, to stay, to frequent; to besiege, to blockade), whence English obsess.

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  • IPA(key): /aseˈdjaɾ/, [a.seˈð̞jaɾ]

Verb[edit]

asediar (first-person singular present asedio, first-person singular preterite asedié, past participle asediado)

  1. (transitive) to besiege, to beleaguer (to beset or surround with armed forces for the purpose of compelling to surrender)
    Synonym: sitiar
  2. (transitive) to bother, to pester
    Synonyms: molestar, fastidiar

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