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obstacle meaning

EN[ˈɒbstəkl]
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WObstacle
  • An obstacle (also called a barrier, impediment or stumbling block) is an object, thing, action or situation that causes an obstruction.
FR obstacle
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    Definition of obstacle in English Dictionary

  • NounPLobstacles
    1. Something that impedes, stands in the way of, or holds up progress.
      1. A big obstacle to understanding the manual was that it had been poorly translated from the Japanese.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • Hats off to the Jamaican bobsled team for their able representation of their country in the Olympics against serious obstacles.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
    Related Links:
    1. fr obstacle
    2. en obstacles
    3. fr obstacles
    4. en obstacle-ridden
    Source: Wiktionary

    Meaning of obstacle for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "obstacle" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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