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    obstruction

    obstruction - Dictionary definition and meaning for word obstruction

    Definition
    (noun) any structure that makes progress difficult Definition
    (noun) the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction
    Synonyms : blockage
    Definition
    (noun) something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted
    Synonyms : obstacle
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) the act of obstructing
    Example Sentence
    • obstruction of justice
    Definition
    (noun) getting in someone's way
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