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Noun
Plural for 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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Plural for 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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Plural for 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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Plural for 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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Plural for a section or a (usually large) building
“The east block of the complex houses the company's research department.”
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Plural for 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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Plural for 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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Plural for an area or expanse of land
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“Major developments have been planned on this empty block.”
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(slang) Plural for the human head
“He threatened to knock my block off if I didn't shut up.”
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(British) Plural for 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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Plural for a compact mass of a substance, especially one without a definite or regular shape
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(geometry) Plural for a three-dimensional figure (as opposed to a surface, an area, or a curve)
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(digital communication) Plural for a state of being blocked from communicating
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Plural for a print made from an engraved plate, block, or other surface
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Plural for an act of seizing and attempting to stop or throw someone to the ground
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Plural for an official or legal prohibition
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Plural for an emotional difficulty or a psychological inhibition
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Plural for machine
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Plural for acronym of solitary confinement unit
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Plural for a flat, rectangular piece of rock or stone used for paving or roofing
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Plural for a wing of a prison containing cells for the inmates
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Cigar boxes
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Plural for a shot that is grabbed or batted away by an opposing player before it reaches the basket
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Plural for a structure that complements or supplements something else
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Plural for a place where one lives, operates or frequents
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Plural for a component that is part of a larger construction, such as a brick or a stone
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Plural for withheld payment
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Plural for a dangerous situation
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Plural for a raised wooden platform on which criminals are hanged
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Plural for a defensive wall or other reinforcement built to strengthen a place against attack
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Plural for a large single upright block of stone, especially one shaped into or serving as a pillar or monument
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Plural for the main woody stem of a tree as distinct from its branches and roots
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Plural for a row, column or group of people or things
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(military) Plural for the act of surrounding, blocking up, or besieging by an armed force
Verb
To block or clog up a space or opening
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“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 stop, deflect or divert (something in progress or motion)
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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 grab (someone), usually aggressively, to stop them or bring them to ground
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To keep from harm, or to ensure the safety of
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To lock, bolt or secure with a bar
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Block or defend with a barricade
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Force into a narrow space
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Take over in place of another
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To give a particular shape or form to
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Surround with a hedge
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Catch, snare; trick
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To provide with a sound or secure foundation or basis
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