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block

noun [C] (LUMP)   /blɑk/
a solid, straight-sided lump of hard material: The warehouse stores building material, including cement blocks. A block is also a child’s toy, usually a set of pieces of wood that can be arranged to make structures, walls, etc.
(Definition of block noun (LUMP) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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