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stumbling blocknoun [C]

 us   /ˈstʌm·blɪŋ ˌblɑk/
a ​difficulty that ​preventsprogress, ​understanding, or ​agreement: Several ​major stumbling blocks must be ​resolved.
(Definition of stumbling block from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stumbling block”
in Arabic حَجر عَثْرة…
in Korean 장애물…
in Portuguese pedra no caminho…
in Catalan entrebanc…
in Japanese 障害, 妨げ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 障碍物, 绊脚石…
in Turkish engel, mânia, zorluk…
in Russian камень преткновения…
in Chinese (Traditional) 障礙物, 絆腳石…
in Italian ostacolo, intoppo…
in Polish przeszkoda…
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