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bloc

Syllabification: bloc
Pronunciation: /bläk
 
/

Definition of bloc in English:

noun

A combination of countries, parties, or groups sharing a common purpose: a center-left voting bloc
More 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.
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Origin

early 20th century: from French, literally 'block'.

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