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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act of jumping over an obstacle; A light movable barrier that competitors must leap over in certain races; An obstacle that you are expected to overcome.

Usage examples (38)
  • The last hurdle before graduation
  • The main hurdle is how to make Hydrogen storage cost effective.
  • Andrew, the main hurdle is not how to make hydrogen storage cost effective.
  • JA: The main hurdle is the competition and a shrinking market for short fiction. for more
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  • Did the horse "hurtle" (to move quickly or to speed violently) over the huge "hurdle" (a barrier over which a runner or horse must leap)?
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