Obstruction synonyms

əb-strŭk'shən, ŏb-
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The condition or quality of being difficult:
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(Medicine) Interruption or obstruction of a physiological function:
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The act of obstructing
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Blocks used to support (a building, etc.) temporarily.
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An utter defeat.
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Anything that gets in the way or hinders; impediment; obstruction; hindrance
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The state or act of hindering something
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Something, such as a situation or condition, that prevents further progress toward an accomplishment.
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A shutting off of a port or region of a belligerent state by the troops or ships of the enemy in order to prevent passage in or out in time of war
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A barrier constructed across a waterway to control the flow or raise the level of water.
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The interval of time between two events.
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(Law) an interest, right, burden, or liability attached to a title of land, such as a lien or mortgage.
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A condition of total, interlocking traffic congestion on the streets or highways of a crowded city, in which no one can move because everyone is in someone else's way.
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(Slang) A period of time served, as of military service, imprisonment, etc.
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An artificial barrier, variously constructed, over which athletes or horses jump in a race.
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Something that restricts; limitation
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A dead or partly dead tree that is still standing.
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A legal obstacle or barrier that prevents or destroys a legal action or claim, especially one that prevents the relitigation of an issue or the formation of a valid contract. See also double jeopardy, estoppel, merger, plea, and res judicata. A legal obstacle or barrier that prevents or destroys a legal action or claim, especially one that prevents the relitigation of an issue or the formation of a valid contract. See also double jeopardy, estoppel, merger, plea, and res judicata. To prevent, prohibit, or act as a bar to. In bar. As a bar to an action. For example, if a defendant in a criminal action was acquitted earlier of the same charges that he is now accused, he may plead double jeopardy in bar. At bar. Now before the court. For example, an action that is before the court may be referred to as the case at bar. The legal profession in general. A group of attorneys admitted to practice law in a particular jurisdiction or before a particular court or who practice in a common field or area of expertise in the law. The railing in a courtroom that separates the area used by the judge, lawyers, and court personnel to conduct judicial business from the seating provided for observers. See also bench.
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A barrier thrown up hastily for defense, as in street fighting
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An obstruction.
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An obstruction or hindrance.
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Necessary but encumbering equipment on a ship.
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A place at which someone or something stops:
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A gallery, deck, or loft crossing from one side of a building to the other.
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Something resembling a wall in appearance or function, as the side or inside surface of a container or body cavity
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Someone who obstructs, agent noun of obstruct
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Objects, such as provisions or baggage, that impede or encumber.
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