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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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