German English Dictionary

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besiegen in English:

1. defeat defeat


Let's just hope that our army defeats the enemy army and we can live in peace again.
The defeat didn't dampen his spirits.
Poland defeated Montenegro in a recent football match.
to defeat
Victory and defeat aren't solely decided by the size of your army.
Beyond the Right's populism and the dispersion of the Left which have made this situation possible, I take full responsibility for this defeat and draw the necessary conclusions by retiring from political life after the end of the presidential election.
Defeat and failure make people too humble.
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.
Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary.
What happened ysterday was a crushing defeat and I cannot call it otherwise.
He is very strong--so much so that no one can defeat him.
Mr Trump defeated his rival Hillary Clinton to become the USA's 45th President.
In some computer games you have to attack an enemy and defeat them.
Tanks and planes may defeat the troops but they cannot conquer the people.

English word "besiegen"(defeat) occurs in sets:

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