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obstruction

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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] obstructio (hindrance), from obstruo (build against, block, stop)

Noun

Singular
obstruction

Plural
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obstruction ({{{1}}})
  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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French

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ɔp.stʁyk.sjɔ̃/

Noun

obstruction f.

  1. block (something that prevents passing)


This French entry was created from the translations listed at block. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see obstruction in the French Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008

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