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English translation of 'blocage'

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blocage

[blɔkaʒ ]
masculine noun
1.  [de passage, accès, tuyau] blocking
2.  [de pièce mobile] jamming
3.  [de crédits, compte] freezing
4.  (Psychology, Psychology and Psychiatry) hang-up

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Example Sentences Including 'blocage'

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A un moment, il y a une espèce de blocage, comme une porte qui se ferme et ils ont peur du lendemain.
Marie Claire
C'est bien ce que veut éviter le Premier ministre : que de blocage en blocage, ce soit la France qui se retrouve bloquée ".
Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)
Certains disent que l'auteur de ce blocage est le directeur de Boutros Boutros-Ghali et qu'il serait d'origine autrichienne.
Merlino, Jacques Les vérités yougoslaves ne sont pas toutes bonnes à dire
Jean-Pierre Raffarin a mis fermement en garde les syndicats contre toute tentative de blocage.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)
Si Bonnet aspire de l'air à -50 degrés, il risque le stress pulmonaire et le blocage respiratoire : la noyade.
Collectif (Edel, Patrick & Wolfram, Bernard) Carnets d'aventures, Spécial, 2/1989
Une ombre au tableau, du côté des manifestants : la menace du blocage qui pèse sur les examens.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)

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'blocage' in Other Languages

British English: block /blɒk/ NOUN
obstruction A block is an obstruction or hindrance.
  • American English: block obstruction
  • Arabic: حَاجِز
  • Brazilian Portuguese: bloqueio
  • Chinese: 阻塞
  • Croatian: prepreka
  • Czech: obstrukce
  • Danish: spærring
  • Dutch: versperring
  • European Spanish: obstrucción
  • Finnish: sulku
  • French: blocage
  • German: Absperrung
  • Greek: εμπόδιο
  • Italian: blocco
  • Japanese: 閉塞物
  • Korean: 장애물
  • Norwegian: hinder
  • Polish: zatkanie
  • European Portuguese: bloqueio
  • Romanian: obstacol
  • Russian: препятствие
  • Spanish: escollo
  • Swedish: hinder
  • Thai: สิ่งกีดขวาง
  • Turkish: engel
  • Ukrainian: перешкода
  • Vietnamese: trở ngại
British English: blockage /ˈblɒkɪdʒ/ NOUN
A blockage in a pipe or tunnel is something that is blocking it.
...a fatal blockage in the lung.
  • American English: blockage
  • Arabic: اِنْسِداد
  • Brazilian Portuguese: obstrução
  • Chinese: 封锁
  • Croatian: začepljenje
  • Czech: ucpání
  • Danish: blokering
  • Dutch: verstopping
  • European Spanish: obstrucción
  • Finnish: tukos
  • French: blocage
  • German: Verstopfung
  • Greek: αποκλεισμός
  • Italian: blocco
  • Japanese: 封鎖
  • Korean: 봉쇄
  • Norwegian: blokkering
  • Polish: blokada
  • European Portuguese: obstrução
  • Romanian: blocaj
  • Russian: закупорка
  • Spanish: bloqueo
  • Swedish: blockering
  • Thai: การปิดล้อม
  • Turkish: tıkanıklık
  • Ukrainian: блокування
  • Vietnamese: chướng ngại vật

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