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English noun: hurdle

1. hurdle (artifact) a light movable barrier that competitors must leap over in certain races

Broader (hypernym)barrier

2. hurdle (cognition) an obstacle that you are expected to overcome

SamplesThe last hurdle before graduation.

Broader (hypernym)obstacle, obstruction

3. hurdle (act) the act of jumping over an obstacle


Broader (hypernym)jump, jumping

English verb: hurdle

1. hurdle (motion) jump a hurdle

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)overleap, vault

Domain categoryathletics, sport

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