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surmount

1 verb overcome (difficulty etc) TRANSITIVEsáraigh verb  c m ubua a fháil arto surmount a challenge dúshlán a shárúshe surmounted all the obstacles in her way fuair sí bua ar gach constaic a bhí roimpithey were unable to surmount the barriers between them ní raibh siad ábalta na constaicí a bhí eatarthu a réiteach 2 verb be on top of TRANSITIVEa large cross surmounts the building tá cros mhór ina seasamh os cionn an fhoirgnimhthe entrance is surmounted by a tower tá túr os cionn na slí isteach