cercar


cercar
v.
1 to fence (off).
El granjero alambró la finca The farmer enclosed the farm with wire netting.
2 to surround.
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cercar
Conjugation model [SACAR], like {{link=sacar}}sacar
verbo transitivo
1 (poner una cerca) to fence in, enclose
cercaron la hacienda they fenced in the property
2 (rodear) to surround, encircle
unos árboles cercan la plaza several trees encircle the square
3 MILITAR to besiege, surround
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verb
1) to enclose, fence
2) surround
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VT
1) [+ campo, terreno] to enclose; [con vallas] to fence in, wall in
2) [+ persona] to surround, ring
3) (Mil) [+ pueblo, ciudad] to surround, besiege; [+ tropas] to cut off, surround
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verbo transitivo
a) <campo/terreno> to enclose, surround; (con valla) to fence in
b) <persona> to surround
c) (Mil) <ciudad> to besiege; <enemigo> to surround
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= surround, come under + siege, wall, fence, seal off, hem + Nombre + in, close in on.
Ex. The city loomed far in the distance, with the darkness of nothing surrounding it like a protective cloak.
Ex. The author describes the destruction and dispersal of the contents of the Hanlin library in Beijing during the uprising in 1900, when the Western government diplomatic offices came under siege by the Chinese government.
Ex. It was not extensively inhabited until the later half of the 13th c., and not walled until the later 13th or early 14th c..
Ex. In order to reducing disease risk to livestock scrubs were fenced to prevent expansion of rabbit burrows into grazing pastures.
Ex. In the case of vast and rapidly growing copyright libraries where the stock is sealed off from the public, specific classification is not worth the effort.
Ex. The world of work is no longer constrained by the four physical dimensions of space and time that have hemmed us in for most of recorded history.
Ex. As he closed in on the killer, he discovered evidence that points to the unimaginable -- a revelation that could rock the entire world.
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verbo transitivo
a) <campo/terreno> to enclose, surround; (con valla) to fence in
b) <persona> to surround
c) (Mil) <ciudad> to besiege; <enemigo> to surround
* * *
= surround, come under + siege, wall, fence, seal off, hem + Nombre + in, close in on.

Ex: The city loomed far in the distance, with the darkness of nothing surrounding it like a protective cloak.

Ex: The author describes the destruction and dispersal of the contents of the Hanlin library in Beijing during the uprising in 1900, when the Western government diplomatic offices came under siege by the Chinese government.
Ex: It was not extensively inhabited until the later half of the 13th c., and not walled until the later 13th or early 14th c..
Ex: In order to reducing disease risk to livestock scrubs were fenced to prevent expansion of rabbit burrows into grazing pastures.
Ex: In the case of vast and rapidly growing copyright libraries where the stock is sealed off from the public, specific classification is not worth the effort.
Ex: The world of work is no longer constrained by the four physical dimensions of space and time that have hemmed us in for most of recorded history.
Ex: As he closed in on the killer, he discovered evidence that points to the unimaginable -- a revelation that could rock the entire world.

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cercar [A2 ]
vt
1 ‹campo/terreno› to enclose, surround; (con una valla) to fence in
las colinas cercaban el valle (liter); the hills encircled o enclosed the valley (liter)
2 ‹persona› to surround
se vio cercado por una banda de delincuentes he found himself surrounded by o hemmed in by a gang of thugs
3 (Mil) ‹ciudad› to besiege, encircle; ‹enemigo› to surround, encircle
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cercar (conjugate cercar) verbo transitivo
a)campo/terrenoto enclose, surround;

(con valla) to fence in
b)personato surround

c) (Mil) ‹ciudadto besiege;

enemigoto surround
cercar verbo transitivo
1 (con una valla) to fence, enclose
2 (al enemigo) to surround
'cercar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
reja
English:
enclose
- fence
- fence in
- hedge
- ring
- stake
- circle
- close
- surround
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cercar vt
1. [vallar] to fence (off)
2. [ciudad, fortaleza] to besiege, to lay siege to;
[atracador, fugitivo] to surround
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cercar
v/t
1 surround
2 con valla fence in
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cercar {72} vt
1) : to fence in, to enclose
2) : to surround
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cercar vb to fence in / to enclose

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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