Blockage
Blockage Block"age, n. The act of blocking up; the state of being blocked up. [1913 Webster]

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  • blockage — block·age n: the condition of a large block of items of property (as shares of stock) that requires special valuation for purposes of estate and gift tax because the value of the items sold as a block differs from their value if sold individually …   Law dictionary

  • blockage — 1827, from BLOCK (Cf. block) + AGE (Cf. age) …   Etymology dictionary

  • blockage — ► NOUN ▪ an obstruction which makes movement or flow difficult or impossible …   English terms dictionary

  • blockage — [bläk′ij] n. a blocking or being blocked …   English World dictionary

  • blockage — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ complete ▪ partial VERB + BLOCKAGE ▪ cause, create ▪ prevent ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • blockage — UK [ˈblɒkɪdʒ] / US [ˈblɑkɪdʒ] noun [countable] Word forms blockage : singular blockage plural blockages something that blocks a tube or pipe There was a blockage in the drain. He suffered a blockage in a main artery …   English dictionary

  • blockage — [[t]blɒ̱kɪʤ[/t]] blockages N COUNT: oft N in/of n A blockage in a pipe, tube, or tunnel is an object which blocks it, or the state of being blocked. The logical treatment is to remove this blockage. ...a total blockage in one of the coronary… …   English dictionary

  • blockage — block|age [ blakıdʒ ] noun count something that blocks a tube or pipe: There was a blockage in the drain. He suffered a blockage in a main artery …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • blockage — Recognition in the field of taxation of fact that in some instances a large block of stock cannot be marketed and turned into cash as readily as a few shares. Citizens Fidelity Bank & Trust Co. v. Reeves, Ky., 259 S.W.2d 432, 433. The discount at …   Black's law dictionary

  • blockage — Recognition in the field of taxation of fact that in some instances a large block of stock cannot be marketed and turned into cash as readily as a few shares. Citizens Fidelity Bank & Trust Co. v. Reeves, Ky., 259 S.W.2d 432, 433. The discount at …   Black's law dictionary

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