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block / bloque
 
block   [blɒk]
A. -noun
1. [of stone]   bloque (m)
b. [of wood]   zoquete (m),   tarugo (m)   (for paving)   adoquínoun (m)   (butcher'noun, executioner'noun)   tajo (m)
(=toy)   also building block   cubo (m)
c. [of brake]   zapata (f)
d. [of cylinder]   bloque (m)
e. on the block
(United States)   *   con dinero contante y sonante *,   a tocateja Spain Spain
2. (=building)   bloque (m)
(especially United States)
(=group of buildings)   manzana (f),   cuadra (f) Latin America
·block of flats
(British, Great Britain)   bloque (m) de pisos Spain,   edificio (m) de departamentos Latin America
·to walk around the block
·dar la vuelta a la manzana
·three blocks from here
(especially United States)   a tres manzanas de aquí
3. (=section)
a. [of tickets, stamps]   serie (f)
·block of seats
grupo (m) de asientos
·block of shares
paquete (m) de acciones
4. (=blockage)   (in pipe)   (generally)   atasco (m)   (medicine)   bloqueo (m)
·writer'noun block
bloqueo (m) de escritor
·to have a mental block
·tener un bloqueo mental
5. (British, Great Britain)   (typography)   molde (m)
(=writing pad)   bloc (m)
6. (Sport)   blocks   also starting blocks   tacos masculine plural de salida
·to be first/last off the blocks
·ser el masculineánoun rápido/lento en la salida
(figurative)   ser el masculineánoun/menos madrugador
7. (computing)   bloque (m)
8. *
(=head)
a. to knock somebody'noun block off   *   romper la crisma a somebody, someone *
B. -transitive verb
1. (=obstruct)
[+road, gangway]   bloquear
[+traffic, progress]   estorbar,   impedir
[+pipe]   obstruir   (parliament)
[+bill]   bloquear   (commerce)
[+account]   bloquear   (Sport)   bloquear,   parar
·to block somebody'noun way
·cerrar el paso a somebody, someone
·he stopped in the doorway, [blocking] her view
·se paró en la entrada, tapándole la vista
·am I blocking your view?
·¿te estoy tapando?
·the road is blocked in four places
·el camino está cortado en cuatro lugares
·road blocked
·cerrado (por obras)
·my nose is blocked
·tengo la nariz taponada
2. (computing)   agrupar
C. -intransitive verb   (Sport)   bloquear,   parar
D. -compound
·block and tackle   -noun   (technical)   aparejo (m) de poleas
·block booking   -noun   reserva (f) en bloque
·block capitals   -noun plural   (letras feminine plural) mayúsculas feminine plural
·in block capitals
·en mayúsculas,   en letra or caracteres de imprenta
·block diagram   -noun   diagrama (m) de bloques
·block grant   -noun   subvenciónoun (f) en bloque
·block letters   -noun plural   block capitals
·block release   -noun
(British, Great Britain)   (school)   exenciónoun (f) por estudios
·block vote   -noun   voto (m) por representaciónoun
 
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