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English definition of “block”

block

noun [C] (BUILDING)    /blɒk/ US  /blɑːk/
B1 a large, usually tall building divided into separate parts for use as offices or homes by several different organizations or people: an office blockUK a tower blockUK a block of flatsBuildings in generalShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafes
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