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  Definition of obstacle
  1. an obstruction that stands in the way (and must be removed or surmounted or circumvented)
  2. something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted; "lack of immagination is an obstacle to one''s advancement"; "the poverty of a district is an obstacle to good education"; "the filibuster was a major obstruction to the s
Similar Words: obstruction

 

Hyponyms: hazard, stumbling block, water jump, barrier, roadblock, hang-up, hitch, rub, snag, hurdle, stymie

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 障碍   Dutch: obstakel  
Finnish: este   French: obstacle  
German: Hindernis   Hungarian: akadály  
Italian: ostacolo   Japanese: 障害  
Korean: 방해물   Polish: trudność  
Portuguese: obstáculo   Russian: препятствие  
Spanish: obstáculo   Swedish: hinder  
 
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