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English definition of “obstructionism”

obstructionism

noun [U] uk   /əbˈstrʌk.ʃən.ɪ.zəm/ formal disapproving us  
the act of intentionally stopping or slowing down an official processUnhelpful and Uncooperative
obstructionist
adjective uk   /-ɪst/ us  
obstructionist policies/tacticsUnhelpful and Uncooperative
(Definition of obstructionism from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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