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obstacle coursenoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​race in which ​runners have to ​climb over, under, or through a ​series of ​obstacles US (UK assault course) an ​area of ​land on which ​soldiers have to ​run between and ​climb over or ​crossvariousobjects, ​designed to ​testtheirstrength and ​physicalcondition a ​series of ​problems that you have to ​solve in ​order to ​achieve something
(Definition of obstacle course from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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obstacle coursenoun [C]

 us   /ˈɑb·stə·kəl ˌkɔrs, ˌkoʊrs/
an ​area with a ​series of ​difficultobjects that ​peopleclimb over or go under or through as a ​form of ​exercise or in a ​race
(Definition of obstacle course from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “obstacle course”
in Chinese (Simplified) 障碍赛跑道, 重重困难…
in Chinese (Traditional) 障礙賽跑道, 重重困難…
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