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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A fence, wall, or other thing that blocks the way or keeps one from going on.

Usage examples (39)
  • The barrier kept the dogs from getting out of the yard.
  • Intolerance is a barrier to understanding
  • It's about attitudes that the barrier is the disability.
  • Study says police must undo community distrust, which it calls a barrier to outreach for more
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