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Engelsk navneord: obstruction

1. obstruction (om genstand) any structure that makes progress difficult


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)impediment, impedimenta, obstructer, obstructor


Mindre specifikke termerconstruction, structure


Mere specifikke termerbar, barrier, block, blockade, blockage, closure, encumbrance, hinderance, hindrance, hitch, incumbrance, interference, obstacle, occlusion, preventative, preventive, stop, stoppage, tumbler

2. obstruction (om tilstand) the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)blockage


Mindre specifikke termerphysical condition, physiological condition, physiological state


Mere specifikke termerileus, intestinal obstruction, tamponade, tamponage

3. obstruction (om erkendelse) something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLack 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)obstacle


Mindre specifikke termerbalk, baulk, check, deterrent, handicap, hinderance, hindrance, impediment


Mere specifikke termerbarrier, hang-up, hitch, hurdle, roadblock, rub, snag, stymie, stymy

4. obstruction (om handling) the act of obstructing


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningObstruction of justice.


Mindre specifikke termerhinderance, hindrance, interference


Mere specifikke termerblockage, closure, obstruction of justice, occlusion, stall, stalling

5. obstruction (om handling) getting in someone's way


Mindre specifikke termermaneuver, manoeuvre, play


Mere specifikke termerblock, blocking, check









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