Meaning of “obstacle course” in the English Dictionary

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"obstacle course" in British English

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obstacle coursenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɒb.stɪ.kəl ˌkɔːs/ us /ˈɑːb.stɪ.kəl ˌkɔːrs/

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 cross various objects, designed to test their strength and physical condition

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)

"obstacle course" in American English

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obstacle coursenoun [ C ]

us /ˈɑb·stə·kəl ˌkɔrs, ˌkoʊrs/

an area with a series of difficult objects that people climb 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)