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"bloc" in British English

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blocnoun [C]

uk   /blɒk/ us   /blɑːk/
(Definition of bloc from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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blocnoun [C]

us   /blɑk/
politics & government a group of countries or people that have similar goals and work together to achieve them: a powerful voting bloc
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blocnoun [C]

uk   /blɒk/ us  
ECONOMICS, POLITICS a group of countries who share the same economic and financial aims, and who do business with each other with reduced taxes: EU heads of state agreed on the bloc's environmental goals at a meeting on March 9.trade/trading bloc They would like to turn Europe and North America into a single trading bloc.
FINANCE a currency bloc
(Definition of bloc from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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