[ US /ɛnˈsɝkəɫmənt/ ]
[ UK /ɛnsˈɜːkə‍lmənt/ ]
  1. a war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy
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How To Use encirclement In A Sentence

  • This is the second form of our counter - encirclement of the enemy.
  • When neither enemy deployment nor the terrain favors encirclement, that is -- FM 100-61 Chptr 2 Strategic Operations
  • The encirclement is a deep flanking maneuver (related to the tactical-level envelopment, but on a larger scale). FM 100-61 Chptr 4 Army Group Offensive Operations
  • The intent of this maneuver was to trap one's enemy in a partial or complete envelopment to destroy him in a great, decisive battle of annihilation or encirclement.
  • We are tightening the encirclement of Gaza City, Israeli commander says.
  • Interestingly, much of the debate focussed on what role India would a supposed U.S. - led " encirclement.
  • The cord complications seen in their study were thrombosis, cord prolapse, umbilical vessel rupture, true knot, and cord encirclement with strangulation.
  • Chinese pairs to encirclement is not a small degree of difficulty.
  • Strategy and tactics were based on easily coordinated and controlled movements - advances, encirclements, or envelopments.
  • India is increasingly alarmed by this strategic development, which it claims is part of China's growing "encirclement" of India. Eric Margolis: Kashmir Could Start a Nuclear War
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