What is the difference between Bloc and Block?




What is the difference between Bloc and Block? :


Bloc :

(
1 ) Group of countries or parties united by a common interest

India is not in favour of joining and power bloc.

Many Political Parties have joined to form a bloc.



Block : (noun)

(
1 ) Large solid piece of wood, stone, metal, etc…usually with flat surfaces

It is a block of concrete.


(
2 ) Large building divided into separate flats or offices

There are many blocks of flats in this city.


(
3 ) Group of buildings bounded by street on four sides

Let us go for a walk round the block.


(
4 ) Length of one side of such building

She lives four blocks away from here.


(
5 ) Large quantity of things regarded as a single unit

They occupied a block of six seats in the theatre.


(
6 ) Piece of wood or metal with designs engraved on it for printing

Block making was invented in China.


(
7 ) Obstacle

Obstruction

The Government’s stubborn attitude was a block to further talks.



Block : (verb)

(
1 ) Make movement or flow difficult or impossible on or in something

Obstruct something

A large crowd blocked the corridors and exits.

My nose is blocked up.


(
2 ) Prevent someone / something from moving or progressing

Hinder

Obstruct

The accident blocked traffic in the town centers.

The low-marks blocked him from entering Medicine.











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