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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A solid piece of something, usually having flat rectangular sides. Also: To prevent something from happening.

Usage examples (2)
  • They were satisfied with their work as they placed the last building block to complete their castle.
  • Since blocks are often defined as a single sector, the terms `block' and `sector' are sometimes used interchangeably for more
Tutoring comment
  • One bloc (group united for joint action) wanted to block (prevent) the action of the other bloc.
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