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block

block

 
 
pronunciation:
blak
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a solid piece of hard material with flat sides.
The wall is made of concrete blocks.
 
similar words:
bar, brick, cake, cube
definition 2: an area in a city or town with four streets around it. The distance of one of the sides is also called a block.
Let's take a walk around the block.He lives one block from the store.
similar words:
neighborhood, square
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: blocked, blocking, blocks
definition: to close off by putting something in the way.
A tree fell and blocked the road.
synonyms:
clog
similar words:
interfere, stop
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