barrier
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noun
1. (division) 
This mountain range works as a natural barrier that separates the two regions.Este sistema montañoso actúa a modo de barrera natural separando ambas regiones.
b. la valla (F) 
There was a barrier that prevented fans from getting too close to the stage.Había una valla que impedía que los fans se acercaran demasiado al escenario.
c. el muro (M) 
We're going to build a barrier to keep the floodwaters from entering residential zones.Vamos a construir un muro para impedir que el agua de las crecidas llegue a las zonas residenciales.
2. (gate in a train station or parking lot) 
I didn't have any money so I climbed over the barrier and got on the train.No tenía nada de dinero, así que salté la barrera y me subí al tren.
3. (fence along a road) (United Kingdom) 
I was driving on the motorway, when I fell sleep and nearly crashed into the barrier.Conducía por la autopista, cuando me quedé dormido y casi choco contra la valla protectora.
4. (impediment) 
Language as well as culture can be educational barriers for immigrants.Tanto la lengua como la cultura pueden suponer una barrera educacional para los inmigrantes.
Bureaucracy has been the primary barrier to improving our health system.La burocracia ha sido el mayor obstáculo para la mejora de nuestro sistema sanitario.
barrier
Noun
1. (also fig) 
a. la barrera (F) 
the Great Barrier Reefla Gran Barrera de Coral
barrier [ˈbærɪəʳ]
noun
barrera (f); valla (f); (Ferro) (in station) barrera (f); (crash barrier) valla (f) protectora; barrera (f); obstáculo (m);to para;
modifier
barrier cream (n) crema (f) protectora
barrier method (n) método (m) (de) barrera
Phrases with "barrier"
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language barrier
la barrera del idioma
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