Translation of "barrier" - English-Spanish dictionary

barrier

noun uk /ˈbær·i·ər/

a wall that stops people from going into an area

valla
Police put up barriers to hold back the crowd.

something that prevents people from doing what they want to do

barrera
Shyness is one of the biggest barriers to making friends.

(Translation of “barrier” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

barrier

noun /ˈbӕriə/

something put up as a defence or protection

barrera
a safety barrier.

something that causes difficulty

barrera, obstáculo
His lack of formal qualifications was a barrier to promotion.

(Translation of “barrier” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)