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noun [countable] obstacle pronunciation in British English /ˈɒbstək(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    a difficulty or problem that prevents you from achieving something
    Disabled people succeed in overcoming many obstacles in everyday life.
    Tiredness was the biggest obstacle in the way of their attempt to rescue the climbers.
    obstacle to: All major obstacles to peace have now been removed.


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