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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.obstructive - preventing movement; "the clogging crowds of revelers overflowing into the street"
preventative, preventive - tending to prevent or hinder
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obstructive

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
Translations
مُعَرْقِل، حائِل دون التَقَدُّم
obstruerende
obstruáló
sem tefur/hindrar
prekážajúci
engelleyici

obstructive

[əbˈstrʌktɪv] ADJobstruccionista
he's just being obstructiveestá poniendo dificultades nada más
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

obstructive

[əbˈstrʌktɪv] adjobstructionniste
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

obstructive

adjobstruktiv (esp Pol), → behindernd; to be obstructive (person)Schwierigkeiten machen, sich querstellen (inf); to be obstructive to progressdem Fortschritt hinderlich sein
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

obstructive

[əbˈstrʌktɪv] adjche crea impedimenti
stop being obstructive! → smettila di fare ostruzionismo!
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

obstructive

a. obstructor, obstruccionista.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

obstructive

adj obstructivo
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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With common manifestations such as asthma, which is reversible, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) which is irreversible, mortality from the latter was found to be eight times more common than asthma.1,2 COPD ranked the third leading cause of global mortalities in 2010, and by 2030 it is projected to be the fourth leading cause of global deaths.3,4 According to World Health Organisation (WHO) fact sheet, COPD accounted for around 5% (3.17 million) of the total global fatalities5 in 2015.
AstraZeneca today announced that Breztri Aerosphere (budesonide/glycopyrronium/ formoterol fumarate), formerly PT010, has been approved in Japan as a triple-combination therapy to relieve symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Mr Macdonald said: "Through investing in pulmonary rehab, we have an opportunity to tackle our poor record on lung health, reduce hospital admissions due to constructive obstructive pulmonary disease and save the NHS money."
M2 PHARMA-April 22, 2019-US Food and Drug Administration Approves Duaklir Pressair for Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Public health agency The US Food and Drug Administration Wednesday authorised the first generic of Advair Diskus (fluticasone propionate and salmeterol inhalation powder) for the twice-daily treatment of asthma in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Objective: Worldwide, community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is a common infection that occurs in older adults, who may have pulmonary comorbidities, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
A new study suggests that long-term exposure to secondhand smoke during childhood increases the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) death in adulthood.
ISLAMABAD -- Smoking parents not noly harming their own life, they may also be exposing their kids to second-hand smoke, which can increase their risk of death due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in adulthood, researchers have warned.
ISLAMABAD:Smoking parents not noly harming their own life, they may also be exposing their kids to second-hand smoke, which can increase their risk of death due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in adulthood, researchers have warned.
KARACHI -- According to medical experts, the fourth-largest cause of death is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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