What is another word for encirclement?

Synonyms for encirclementen·cir·clement

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blockade, encirclementnoun

    a war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy


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  1. List of paraphrases for "encirclement":

    siege, containment

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  1. Josef Stalin:

    We shall not make this public, the capitalist encirclement continues.

  2. Stephen Townsend:

    We don’t have a complete encirclement of Mosul.

  3. Genevieve Casagrande:

    They are setting conditions for the full encirclement of the city.

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  • piiritys, motitus, saarto, ympyröintiFinnish
  • окружениеRussian

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