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

Translation of block in Italian:


  • 2 (building) See examples:block of flats
    condominio o caseggiato
    office block
    palazzo di uffici
    administration block
    ufficio governativo
    science block
    = edifici sede degli insegnamenti scientifici
  • 3 (group of buildings) to drive round the block
    fare il giro dell'isolato
    he lives three blocks away (American English)
    abita a tre isolati da qui
    the bank is two blocks south (American English)
    la banca è a due isolati più a sud
  • 6 (obstruction) See examples:to be a block to
    essere di impedimento a
    (reform, agreement)
    to be a block to progress
    essere di ostacolo al progresso
    to put a block on
    (price, sale)

also: blocks plural noun

  • (ballet shoes)
    punte (feminine)

transitive verb

  • 3 (Economics)
    (assets, currency, funds)

Phrasal verbs

block in:

block [somebody, something] in 1.1 (when parking)
(car, driver)
1.2 (Art)
(area, figure)

block off:

block [something] off, block off [something] 1.1 (seal off)
(road, path)
1.2 (Photography) (mask)

block out:

block out [something], block [something] out 1.1 (hide)
(light, sun)
1.2 (suppress)
(memory, problem)

block up:

block up [something], block [something] up
(drain, gutter, hole, street)

Definition of block in:

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