Engelsk ordbok



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Engelsk substantiv: obstruction

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


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkconstruction, structure


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbar, 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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)blockage


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkphysical condition, physiological condition, physiological state


Mere spesifikke uttrykkileus, intestinal obstruction, tamponade, tamponage

3. obstruction (om erkjendelse) 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)obstacle


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbalk, baulk, check, deterrent, handicap, hinderance, hindrance, impediment


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbarrier, hang-up, hitch, hurdle, roadblock, rub, snag, stymie, stymy

4. obstruction (om handling) the act of obstructing


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningObstruction of justice.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkhinderance, hindrance, interference


Mere spesifikke uttrykkblockage, closure, obstruction of justice, occlusion, stall, stalling

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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkmaneuver, manoeuvre, play


Mere spesifikke uttrykkblock, blocking, check









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