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The currency bloc expanded by 0.3 per cent in the second quarter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Eurozone industrial production dipped in July as recovery in the currency bloc continued to lose momentum. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The court is a driving force for change as far as human rights go in the former eastern bloc. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The package was meant to get the single currency bloc through to the end of the year at least. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Are Evangelicals too identified as a partisan political bloc? Christianity Today (2000)The former Soviet bloc is also offering a wide range of new artists. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Nato may put troops in old Soviet bloc. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Nowhere did the capitalist class constitute a single, unified bloc. Global Capitalism and National Decline (1989)For a currency bloc that appeared to be on its knees, the return of growth was welcome. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A large percentage of the staff at the new centre are from the Eastern bloc. The Sun (2013)A vote to leave the world 's largest bloc of knowledge would mean the opposite. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If the Eurozone survives, it will need to unify as one vast economic and political bloc. The Sun (2016)There's some great value in what was once the Eastern bloc. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet Germany's own economy continues to cause problems for the wider currency bloc. Times, Sunday Times (2014)All countries of the old eastern bloc, of course, automatically accepted the sporting status of competition chess. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We are currently shackled, he says, to the only trading bloc in the world that is experiencing no growth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Croatia: I always think they are the strongest of the nations from the former eastern bloc. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Times: 'The government is a sectarian government which is not based on the constitution and did not respect its agreements with the other political blocs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)As the drama over Greece rumbles on in the background, the services and manufacturing industries in the single currency bloc are growing faster than expected. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A generation has grown up in the meantime and most of the eastern bloc has joined the EU. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: bloc NOUN
A bloc is a group of countries which have similar political aims and interests and that act together over some issues.
...the world's largest trading bloc.
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