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Translation of "block" - English-Spanish dictionary

block

noun   /blɒk/
B1 the distance from one street to the next in streets manzana They only live two blocks away from school.
a solid piece of something, in the shape of a square or rectangle bloque a block of wood
B1 UK a large building containing many apartments or offices bloque a block of flats
verb   /blɒk/
to stop someone or something from passing through a place bloquear, tapar A fallen tree blocked the road.
→  Phrasal verbs block something up
(Definition of block from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

block

noun /blok/
a flat-sided mass of wood or stone etc bloque blocks of stone.
a piece of wood used for certain purposes zoquete, tarugo a chopping block.
a connected group of houses, offices etc bloque a block of flats an office block.
a barrier barrera, control policial a road block.
(especially American) a group of buildings bounded by four streets manzana I think I’ll take a walk round the block.
blockade /-ˈkeid/ noun
something which blocks every approach to a place by land or sea bloqueo The blockade prevented supplies from entering the harbour/harbor.
blockage /-kidʒ/ noun
something causing a pipe etc to be blocked obstrucción Some leaves had caused a blockage in the pipe.
blocked adjective
obstructed taponado, congestionado I have a bad cold – my nose is blocked.
block capital/letter noun
a capital letter written in imitation of printed type, eg the letters in NAME letra mayúscula Please complete the form in block capitals.
blockhead noun
(informal) a stupid person zoquete, zopenco Don’t be such a blockhead!
(Definition of block from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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