Meaning of “obstacle” in the English Dictionary

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obstaclenoun [ C ]

us /ˈɑb·stə·kəl/

something that blocks your way so that movement or progress is prevented or made more difficult:

We suddenly encountered an obstacle along the trail.
Money seems to be no obstacle.

(Definition of “obstacle” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)