Engelsk navneord: obstacle
|1.||obstacle (om erkendelse) something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted|
|Eksempler med tilsvarende betydning||Lack of imagination is an obstacle to one's advancement.|
The poverty of a district is an obstacle to good education.
The filibuster was a major obstruction to the success of their plan.
|Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)||obstruction|
|Mindre specifikke termer||balk, baulk, check, deterrent, handicap, hinderance, hindrance, impediment|
|Mere specifikke termer||barrier, hang-up, hitch, hurdle, roadblock, rub, snag, stymie, stymy|
|2.||obstacle (om genstand) an obstruction that stands in the way (and must be removed or surmounted or circumvented)|
|Mindre specifikke termer||impediment, impedimenta, obstructer, obstruction, obstructor|
|Mere specifikke termer||hazard, stumbling block, water jump|