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bloque
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bloque(
bloh
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keh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (solid piece)
a. block
Vi una foto de unos osos polares en un gran bloque de hielo.I saw a photo of polar bears on a big block of ice.
2. (building)
a. block
Van demoler estas casas para construir un bloque de oficinas.They are going to demolish these houses to build an office block.
3. (politics)
a. bloc
En la guerra fría, cada bloque tenía su propia alianza militar: el bloque occidental, la OTAN; y el bloque del Este, el Pacto de Varsovia.Each bloc had its own military alliance during the Cold War: the West had NATO, and the Eastern bloc had the Warsaw Pact.
4. (computing)
a. block
Si utiliza el 100% de sus datos, puede adquirir un bloque de datos adicional de 2 gigabytes.If you reach 100% of your data, you can purchase an additional 2 gigabyte data block.
5. (mechanics)
a. cylinder block
Si el bloque se rompe o se daña, el motor del carro no funcionará.If the cylinder block gets damaged or broken, the car's engine won't work.
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bloque
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (pieza)
a. block
2. (edificio)
a. block
un bloque de oficinasan office block
3. (computers)
a. block
4. (politics)
a. bloc
en bloqueen masse
5. (history)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
el bloque del Estethe Eastern bloc
6. (technology)
a. cylinder block
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bloque
1 (trozo) [de piedra, mármol] block; [de helado] brick
bloque de casas block; block of houses
bloque de cilindros cylinder block
bloque de hormigón block of concrete
bloque de papel
bloque de sellos block of stamps
bloque de viviendas block of flats
bloque publicitario commercial break
2 (bloqueo) (en tubo, salida) block; blockage; obstruction
3 (Política) bloc
el bloque comunista the communist bloc; en bloque en bloc
4 (Informática) block
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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