barriernoun [C]uk /ˈbær.i.ər/ us /-ɚ/
barrier noun [C] (FENCE)
- The land drops (away) sharply behind the barrier.
- At the given signal, the group rushed forward to the barrier.
- The barrier absorbed the main impact of the crash.
- They've put barriers up to stop people (from) getting through.
- The talks were meant to break down barriers between the two groups.
barrier noun [C] (OBSTACLE)