Meaning of bloc

bloc

Pronunciation: (blok), [key]
— n.
  1. a group of persons, businesses, etc., united for a particular purpose.
  2. a group of legislators, usually of both major political parties, who vote together for some particular interest: the farm bloc.
  3. a group of nations that share common interests and usually act in concert in international affairs: the Soviet bloc.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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