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block-book

Syllabification: block-book

Definition of block-book in English:

verb

[with object]
Book (a large quantity of tickets, seats, hotel rooms, etc.) at the same time: all 18 rooms have been block-booked by the bride and groom
More example sentences
  • Democrats have greeted Moore's film by block-booking tickets in advance and packing movie houses.
  • The hotel's 775 rooms are sold out throughout February, block booked for corporate sponsors and NBC, the host broadcasters.
  • Hotels are block-booked to the point where they can charge what they like; taxi drivers seize their annual opportunity to make a mint.

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