blocked :

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b lokt

  • v  render unsuitable for passage
  • v  hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
    His brother blocked him at every turn
  • v  stop from happening or developing
  • v  interfere with or prevent the reception of signals
  • v  run on a block system
  • v  interrupt the normal function of by means of anesthesia
  • v  shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight
    The thick curtain blocked the action on the stage
  • v  stamp or emboss a title or design on a book with a block
  • v  obstruct
    Her arteries are blocked
  • v  block passage through
  • v  support, secure, or raise with a block
  • v  impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball)
  • v  be unable to remember
  • v  shape by using a block
  • v  shape into a block or blocks
  • v  prohibit the conversion or use of (assets)
  • s  closed to traffic
    the repaving results in many blocked streets
  • s  completely obstructed or closed off
    the storm was responsible for many blocked roads and bridges

  • PHILADELPHIA: In a major decision reaffirming guarantees of free speech, three federal judges blocked enforcement of the Communications Decency Act Wednesday, ruling that the .
  • 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.
  • GARRETT NAIL, Atlanta resident, who joined neighbors to clear a tree that blocked a road to their community; flash floods in the southeast have killed at least eight people.
News & Articles


  • Doc Rivers in Los Angeles Times
    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."
  • Phil Mickelson in USA Today
    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."
  • Barack Obama in AFP
    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."

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