obstruction

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin obstructio ‎(hindrance), from obstruo ‎(build against, block, stop)

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obstruction ‎(plural obstructions)

  1. The act of obstructing, or state of being obstructed.
  2. That which obstructs or impedes; an obstacle; an impediment; a hindrance.
  3. The condition of having the natural powers obstructed in their usual course; the arrest of the vital functions; death.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɔp.stʁyk.sjɔ̃/

NounEdit

obstruction f ‎(plural obstructions)

  1. block (something that prevents passing)
  2. obstruction

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