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en bloc

 (äN blôk′, ĕn blŏk′)
adv.
As a unit; all together.

[French : en, in + bloc, lump, bloc.]

en bloc

(ɑ̃ blɔk)
adv
in a lump or block; as a body or whole; all together

en bloc

(ɑ̃ ˈblɔk)

adv., adj. French.
as a whole; all together.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.en bloc - all togetheren bloc - all together; "the students turned out en masse"
Translations
an blok
en bloc

en bloc

[ˌɒnˈblɒk] adv [act] (= en masse) [resign, vote] → en bloc

en bloc

adven bloc; to resign en blocgeschlossen zurücktreten
References in classic literature ?
The estate of Silas Deemer being in the hands of an administrator who had thought it best to dispose of the "business" the store had been closed ever since the owner's death, the goods having been removed by another "merchant" who had purchased them en bloc. The rooms above were vacant as well, for the widow and daughters had gone to another town.
It was as in a fever that I moved the pile, en bloc, on to the red.
An area, as large perhaps as Sussex, has been lifted up en bloc with all its living contents, and cut off by perpendicular precipices of a hardness which defies erosion from all the rest of the continent.
The story has, I believe, been told more than once in the newspapers, but, like all such narratives, its effect is much less striking when set forth en bloc in a single half-column of print than when the facts slowly evolve before your own eyes, and the mystery clears gradually away as each new discovery furnishes a step which leads on to the complete truth.
When this application comes before the planning and highways committee on April 19, if the application is to be defeated, only the Conservative and Lib Dems can save the moor by voting to reject the application, because once again, despite what the Labour stalwarts will say, without doubt their five committee members will vote en bloc for the proposal.
Even after a precautionary note was struck by the National Assembly in calling in the proposal, the Labour majority group of councillors at a special council meeting voted en bloc in favour of the scheme, when it was to be considered at a public inquiry.
Wide en bloc resection without regional node dissection is the treatment of choice.
Gary Ward, clinical director for A&E services, said he regarded all the staff in the EAU as heroes: "It is a credit to them that they carry on working in that environment without en bloc giving in their notice."
I appreciate that council workers have accrued holiday entitlements, but for the council to permit their staff en bloc to hoard this right in my opinion goes against the service to the public ethic.
The 22 on Twickenham duty against South Africa last month are retained en bloc as Woodward has once again emphasised importance of selection stability.
EU ambassadors withdrew en bloc in protest at this breach of international diplomatic rules.
Chose que les membres signataires de la presente declaration ont rejete en bloc. Ils ont dementi " les allegations de complot " contre l'instance pour la contraindre a suspendre les seances d'audition publiques des victimes d'exactions avec la complicite de Ibtihel Abdellatif, membre de l'instance et Seif Soudani charge de l'information a l'IVD.