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bloc, block

A bloc is a combination of parties, nations, or groups with a common purpose.

  • Voting blocs in the United Nations can change with the issues or with the political circumstances.

A block is a rectangular object or area, often three-dimensional.

  • The boys walked around the block several times, picking up blocks of wood from the construction sites.