[ahn blawk; English en blok]
as a whole.
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in a lump or block; as a body or whole; all together
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
French, literally "in a block."
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