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blocks

noun
plural of block

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3 slang the upper or front part of the body that contains the brain, the major sense organs, and the mouth
  • threatened to knock the block off the jerk next door if he didn't can the noise

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4 a group of people acting together within a larger group
  • a more conservative block within the political party

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5 an association of persons, parties, or states for mutual assistance and protection
  • a block of oil-producing nations

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blocks

verb
present tense third-person singular of block

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1 to close up so that no empty spaces remain
  • block up the opening in the wall where a window once was

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2 to prevent passage through by filling with something
  • one of the patient's arteries was so blocked with fatty deposits that blood flow had been reduced to a trickle

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3 to stop, seize, or interrupt while in progress or on course
  • a thug suddenly stepped out of a doorway and blocked his escape down the alley

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“Blocks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blocks. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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