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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bloc, axisnoun

    a group of countries in special alliance


  1. blocnoun

    a group of voters or politicians who share common goals

  2. blocnoun

    a group of countries acting together for political or economic goals, an alliance: e.g., the eastern bloc, the western bloc, a trading bloc

  3. Blocnoun

    Bloc Québécois

  4. Etymology: From bloc, from bloc, from bloc, from blok, from *, from bluk(k)an, from bhulg'-, from. Cognate with bloh, bloc, bolca, bǫlkr. More at balk.


  1. bloc

    A bloc is a group of countries, political parties, or people united with shared common interests, objectives, or goals, often aiming to increase their collective power or influence. This association can be established in different domains including politics, economics, or trade. Examples of blocs include trade blocs, voting blocs, and military blocs.

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  1. BLOC

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bloc in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bloc in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of bloc in a Sentence

  1. Sadie Weiner:

    Panicked over his dismal reelection prospects, it appears that no bloc of Illinois voters is safe from the over-the-top and offensive rhetoric that seems to spew weekly from Mark Kirk's mouth.

  2. Bengt Westerberg:

    Nothing indicates either bloc will win a majority on their own, if they want to prevent the Sweden Democrats from gaining influence they must be prepared to break up the bloc politics.

  3. Lincoln Chafee:

    How dumb can the Republicans be to be beating up on the fastest-growing voting bloc in the country? That's one we gotta grab! a path to citizenship is not only good policy, it's good politics.

  4. Russell Schultz:

    I'm not baiting them into doing violence. I'm baiting them into showing up in enough numbers. Because when you see enough people in Black Bloc, people get scared, the people that aren't involved in( the protests), that don't think about Black Bloc -- they see all these people looking like ISIS.

  5. Yahya Jammeh:

    As an independent Muslim country, we will not be tied to any bloc that promotes decadence and ungodly behavior, we are no longer going to entertain any dialogue with the European Union, either directly or through the sub-regional, regional and international blocs of which we are members.

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    (of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch
    • A. foreordained
    • B. tacky
    • C. occlusive
    • D. contiguous

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