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bloqueo
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bloqueo(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (military)
a. blockade
La artillería soviética rompió un bloqueo del puerto por barcos mercantes.Soviet artillery smashed a merchant ship blockade of the port.
b. siege
El estado fue forzado a rendirse ante los enemigos tras el bloqueo.The state was forced to surrender to the enemy as a result of the siege.
2. (sports)
a. block
Me lesioné el dedo cuando me hicieron un bloqueo cuando yo tiraba la pelota de baloncesto.I injured my finger when someone put a block on me as I threw the ball.
3.
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
(relating to a mechanism)
a. jamming
El papel rajado o cuerpos extraños pueden ocasionar el bloqueo del alimentador de papel de la impresora.Torn paper or foreign objects can cause jamming of the printer's paper feed.
b. locking
El bloqueo de las ruedas delanteras hizo que el auto patinara.The locking of the front wheels made the car skid.
4. (finance)
a. freezing
No pude sacar dinero por culpa del bloqueo de mi cuenta bancaria.I couldn't withdraw any money because of the freezing of my bank account.
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bloqueo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (con ejército, barcos)
a. blockade
bloqueo navalnaval blockade
2. (economics)
a. blockade
bloqueo económicoeconomic blockade
3. (de mecanismo)
a. jamming
4. (finance)
a. freeze, freezing
5. (sports)
a. block
bloqueo mentalmental block
6. (computers)
a. lock
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bloqueo
1 (Mil) blockade
burlar o forzar el bloqueo to run the blockade
2 (Com) (Economía)
bloqueo de fondos freezing of assets
bloqueo informativo news blackout
3
bloqueo mental mental block
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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