- A combination of countries, parties, or groups sharing a common purpose: a center-left voting blocMore example sentences
- Eighteen political parties and five electoral blocs are running.
- Arithmetically nothing's happened - five seats lost here, six gained there, but the great blocs of party power are still intact.
- The centre of gravity in Europe is shifting decisively east, to where new blocs and alliances are already forming.
early 20th century: from French, literally 'block'.