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obstacle course

noun [C] uk   us  
a race in which runners have to climb over, under, or through a series of obstacles US ( UK assault course) an area of land on which soldiers have to run between and climb over or cross various objects, designed to test their strength and physical condition a series of problems that you have to solve in order to achieve something
Translations of “obstacle course”
in Chinese (Traditional) 障礙賽跑道, 重重困難…
in Chinese (Simplified) 障碍赛跑道, 重重困难…
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