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block
British English: /blɒk/
American English: /blɑk/

Translation of block in German:

noun

  • 1 (large mass of concrete or stone, building stone)
    Block Mask.
  • 3 (building)
    [Häuser]block Mask.
    block of flats/offices
    (Wohnblock der, Bürohaus das)
  • 4 (American English) (area between streets)
    Block Mask.
    on this/our block
    in diesem/unserem Block
    six blocks away
    sechs Blocks weiter
  • 5
    (for beheading on) Richtblock Mask.
    (for hammering on, for mounting horse from) Klotz Mask.
    (toy building brick) Bauklotz Mask.
    be a chip off the old block
    ganz der Vater sein
    be on the block (American English)
    zur Versteigerung angeboten werden
  • 7 (large quantity)
    Masse Fem.
    a block of shares
    ein Aktienpaket
    a block of seats
    mehrere nebeneinander liegende Sitze
    in the cheapest block of seats
    im billigsten Block
  • 8 (pad of paper)
    Block Mask.
  • 10 [informal] (head)knock somebody's block off
    jemandem eins überziehen [slang]
  • 11 (mental barrier)a mental block
    eine geistige Sperre
    Mattscheibe o. Art. [slang]
    a psychological block
    ein psychologischer Block

transitive verb

  • 2 (Business)
    einfrieren (Investitionen, Guthaben)
    blocked currency
    nicht frei konvertierbare Währung

Phrasal verbs

block in

ausfüllen (Umrisse, Zeichnung)
abdecken (Kamin, Fenster usw.)

block off

[ab]sperren (Straße)
blockieren (Rohr, Verkehr)

block out

ausschließen (Licht, Lärm)
retuschieren (Foto)
abdecken (Matrize, Schablone)

block up

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