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obstacle

noun [C] uk   /ˈɒb.stɪ.kl̩/  us   /ˈɑːb-/
C1 something that blocks you so that movement, going forward, or action is prevented or made more difficult: The biggest obstacle in our way was a tree trunk in the road. This decision has removed the last obstacle to the hostages' release.
Translations of “obstacle”
in Arabic عَقَبة, عائق…
in Korean 장애물…
in Malaysian halangan…
in French obstacle…
in Turkish engel, mâni…
in Italian ostacolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 障礙, 阻礙, 妨礙…
in Russian препятствие, преграда…
in Polish przeszkoda…
in Vietnamese trở ngại…
in Spanish obstáculo…
in Portuguese obstáculo, impedimento…
in Thai อุปสรรค…
in German das Hindernis…
in Catalan obstacle…
in Japanese 障害(物)…
in Indonesian hambatan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 障碍, 阻碍, 妨碍…
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