blocked blocked  /b ˈlɑkt/


  1. (adj) closed to traffic
  2. (adj) completely obstructed or closed off



  1. Several weeks ago, President Ford blocked the sale of some 10 million metric tons of grain to the Soviets and is permitting them to buy scarcely one-fifth of that amount.
  2. NO WEST In December, Iran blocked YouTube and other popular websites like Amazon.
  3. They are trapped in a narrow swath of jungle, with all avenues of escape blocked by either soldiers or antipersonnel mines.


  1. Crash blocked lanes of I-4 in Lake Mary

    At least two lanes of eastbound I-4 were blocked Thursday evening in Lake Mary because of a two-car
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Central Florida News 13

  2. Blocked roads, downed trees in St. Mary's County

    - Officials in southern Maryland are dealing with reports of blocked roads and trees that have fallen on houses.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WTOP Radio Washington, DC

  3. Underwater weekend: Blocked culvert floods portion of Hedge Road

    A blocked storm culvert beneath the end of the Old Colony rail line in North Plymouth flooded a section of Hedge Road over the weekend, stranding residents in one nearby condominium complex and flooding basements in another.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Old Colony Memorial & Plymouth Bulletin


  1. "Tonight he was unbelieveable," Rivers added. "He made the big shot. He just did a lot of things. The blocked shots, the steals. He's our quarterback."
    on Jun 6, 2010 By: Doc Rivers Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "I just tried to make a good swing and blocked it left," Mickelson said. "I hit a good shot out of the swamp, but I hit the third shot way too hard."
    on Jul 15, 2007 By: Phil Mickelson Source: USA Today

  3. "Unfortunately this proposal -- which received the support of a bipartisan majority in the Senate -- was recently blocked," Obama noted. "So, I will be creating this commission by executive order."
    on Feb 12, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

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tacit tacit
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