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Meaning of ENCIRCLEMENT

Pronunciation:  ens'urkulmunt

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  a war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy
 

ENCIRCLEMENT is a 12 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: blockade
 
 See Also: action, beleaguering, besieging, military action, military blockade, naval blockade, siege

 

 

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 Related Terms: aerial tactics, airborne tactics, applied tactics, armored tactics, barrier tactics, beleaguerment, besiegement, blockade, blockading, cavalry tactics, cincture, circling, circumambience, circumambiency, circumcincture, circumflexion, circumjacence, circumposition, containment, defensive strategy, diversion, embracement, encincture, enclosure, encompassment, enfoldment, envelopment, environment, feint, fire tactics, girding, girdling, inclusion, infantry tactics, infiltration, investment, involvement, mob tactics, mobile tactics, pincer movement, pincers movement, shock tactics, siege, strategy, surrounding, tactics, vertical envelopment
 

 

 

 

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