Entry from US English dictionary
An association of groups, especially nations, having a common interest and acting as a single political force.
- 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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Syllabification: pow·er bloc
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