obstacle course


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obstacle course

n.
1. A training course filled with obstacles, such as ditches and walls, that must be negotiated speedily by troops undergoing training or participants in a race.
2. A situation full of obstacles that must be overcome.
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ob′stacle course`


n.
1. a military training area having obstacles, as hurdles and ditches that must be surmounted or crossed in succession.
2. an event, situation, or the like with many challenges.
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Translations

obstacle course

nHindernisstrecke f; getting from the desk to the door is a real obstacle courseder Weg vom Schreibtisch zur Tür ist mit Hindernissen übersät
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