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English definition of “block”

block

verb [T] (PREVENT)   /blɑk/
to prevent movement through or past something, or to prevent something from happening or succeeding: A fallen tree blocked the road. A large man in front of me blocked my view. Earl scored 28 points and blocked five shots. Congress blocked US aid to the government because of its segregation and human rights policies.
(Definition of block verb (PREVENT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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