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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.”
Noun
Plural for an obstacle to the normal progress or functioning of something
“It goes to reinforce my jaded view that censorship is a block to reasoned public debate.”
Noun
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.”
Noun
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.”
Noun
Plural for a section or a (usually large) building
“The east block of the complex houses the company's research department.”
Noun
Plural for a large quantity or allocation of things regarded as a unit
“Each block or placement is completed in a different facility.”
Noun
Plural for an association formed for mutual benefit, especially between countries or organizations
“A block of nations at the UN have voiced strong opposition to the interventionist doctrine.”
Noun
Plural for an area or expanse of land
“Major developments have been planned on this empty block.”
Noun
(slang) Plural for the human head
“He threatened to knock my block off if I didn't shut up.”
Noun
(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.”
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.”
Verb
To stop, prevent or interrupt something from progressing
“Customers may become enraged if you block their attempts to contact you.”
Verb
(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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