Meaning of “obstruct” in the English Dictionary

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"obstruct" in British English

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obstructverb [ T ]

uk /əbˈstrʌkt/ us /əbˈstrʌkt/

(Definition of “obstruct” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"obstruct" in American English

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obstructverb [ T ]

us /əbˈstrʌkt, ɑb-/

to block or get in the way of something or someone, or to prevent something from happening or progressing by causing difficulties:

Demonstrators obstructed the entrance to the building.
Trees obstructed our view of the ocean.

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