obstacle

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From Middle English obstacle, from Old French obstacle, from Latin obstāculum.

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obstacle (plural obstacles)

  1. Something that impedes, stands in the way of, or holds up progress, either physically or figuratively
    A big obstacle to understanding the manual was that it had been poorly translated from the Japanese.

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From Latin obstāculum.

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obstacle m (plural obstacles)

  1. obstacle

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin obstāculum, from obstō.

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obstacle m (plural obstacles)

  1. obstacle

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