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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Block passage through; Shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight; Hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of.

Usage examples (37)
  • Please do not obstruct the footway or the road.
  • obstruct the path
  • The first thing they do after getting back the full power to obstruct is Shelby shaking down Obama for billions?
  • Obviously, the Republicans 'desire to obstruct is not based on concerns about qualifications, or, in some cases, even ideology. for more
Tutoring comment
  • An "abstract" is a summary or synopsis, while to "obstruct" means to block or shut out.
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