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power bloc Syllabification: pow·er bloc

Entry from US English dictionary

(also block)

Definition of power bloc in English:

noun

An association of groups, especially nations, having a common interest and acting as a single political force.
Example sentences
  • What the Republic needs is to become a member of a political power block capable of protecting the Celtic Tiger.
  • It sounds to me like geopolitical manoeuvring rather than the formation of an active power bloc.
  • The resulting power bloc produced systems of political transformism and economic protectionism that corrupted parliamentary life and distorted industrial development.

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