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Noun
A large solid piece of hard material, typically with flat surfaces on each side
“Nathan Drake would eventually figure out that the large block on the ground was actually a door to a secret underground passage.”
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An obstacle to the normal progress or functioning of something
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“It goes to reinforce my jaded view that censorship is a block to reasoned public debate.”
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A physical blockage which prevents the passage or flow of something
“We may need to get a plumber to clear the block in the pipes.”
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A large, single building subdivided into separate rooms, flats, or offices
“The old abandoned building will be knocked down and replaced with an apartment block.”
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A section or a (usually large) building
“The east block of the complex houses the company's research department.”
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A large quantity or allocation of things regarded as a unit
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“Each block or placement is completed in a different facility.”
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An association formed for mutual benefit, especially between countries or organizations
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“A block of nations at the UN have voiced strong opposition to the interventionist doctrine.”
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An area or expanse of land
“Major developments have been planned on this empty block.”
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(slang) The human head
“He threatened to knock my block off if I didn't shut up.”
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(British) A set of sheets of paper glued along one edge, used for drawing or writing on
“I had my notes, a block of standard A4 lined refill paper for my essays, and a sketchbook for art.”
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(geometry) A three-dimensional figure (as opposed to a surface, an area, or a curve)
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(digital communication) A state of being blocked from communicating
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A print made from an engraved plate, block, or other surface
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An act of seizing and attempting to stop or throw someone to the ground
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An official or legal prohibition
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An emotional difficulty or a psychological inhibition
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Machine
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Acronym of solitary confinement unit
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A flat, rectangular piece of rock or stone used for paving or roofing
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A wing of a prison containing cells for the inmates
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A situation, typically one involving opposing parties, in which no progress can be made
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A shot that is grabbed or batted away by an opposing player before it reaches the basket
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A structure that complements or supplements something else
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A large body of matter with no definite shape
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A part of the trunk or a large branch of a tree that has fallen or been cut off
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A place where one lives, operates or frequents
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A component that is part of a larger construction, such as a brick or a stone
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Withheld payment
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A dangerous situation
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A raised wooden platform on which criminals are hanged
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A defensive wall or other reinforcement built to strengthen a place against attack
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A large single upright block of stone, especially one shaped into or serving as a pillar or monument
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The main woody stem of a tree as distinct from its branches and roots
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(military) The act of surrounding, blocking up, or besieging by an armed force
Verb
To block or clog up a space or opening
“You can block these holes with a mixture of steel wool and mortar or caulk.”
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To stop, prevent or interrupt something from progressing
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“Customers may become enraged if you block their attempts to contact you.”
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(in sport) To stop (a ball or blow) from finding its mark
“He uses his explosive leaping ability to block shots with ease.”
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To defy or put up an opposition to
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To obscure or block out (light)
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To ensure the safety of; to keep from harm
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Force into a narrow space
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To give a particular shape or form to
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Surround with a hedge
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To provide with a sound or secure foundation or basis
Adjective
(of a letter of the alphabet) Large in size and of the form used to begin sentences and names
Proper noun
Plastic-brick toy
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