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English definition of “stand in the way of sth/sb”

stand in the way of sth/sb

(also stand in sb's way)
to try to stop or prevent something or someone: You know I won't stand in your way if you want to apply for a job abroad.Preventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
(Definition of stand in the way of sth/sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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