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ob·struct

 (əb-strŭkt′, ŏb-)
tr.v. ob·struct·ed, ob·struct·ing, ob·structs
1. To block or fill (a passage or opening) with obstacles or an obstacle.
2. To impede, retard, or interfere with; hinder: obstructed my progress. See Synonyms at hinder1.
3. To be or get in the way of (a view or something to be seen). See Synonyms at block.

[Latin obstruere, obstrūct- : ob-, against; see ob- + struere, to pile up; see ster- in Indo-European roots.]

ob·struct′er, ob·struc′tor n.
ob·struc′tive adj.
ob·struc′tive·ly adv.
ob·struc′tive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.obstructive - preventing movement; "the clogging crowds of revelers overflowing into the street"
preventative, preventive - tending to prevent or hinder

obstructive

Translations
مُعَرْقِل، حائِل دون التَقَدُّم
obstruerende
obstruáló
sem tefur/hindrar
prekážajúci
engelleyici

obstructive

[əbˈstrʌktɪv] ADJobstruccionista
he's just being obstructiveestá poniendo dificultades nada más

obstructive

[əbˈstrʌktɪv] adjobstructionniste

obstructive

adjobstruktiv (esp Pol), → behindernd; to be obstructive (person)Schwierigkeiten machen, sich querstellen (inf); to be obstructive to progressdem Fortschritt hinderlich sein

obstructive

[əbˈstrʌktɪv] adjche crea impedimenti
stop being obstructive! → smettila di fare ostruzionismo!

obstruct

(əbˈstrakt) verb
1. to block or close. The road was obstructed by a fallen tree.
2. to stop (something) moving past or making progress. The crashed lorry obstructed the traffic.
obˈstruction (-ʃən) noun
something that obstructs. an obstruction in the pipe.
obˈstructive adjective
inclined to cause trouble and difficulties. an obstructive personality.

obstructive

a. obstructor, obstruccionista.

obstructive

adj obstructivo
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