obstaculizar
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obstaculizar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to hinder
Hubo varios factores que obstaculizaron el proceso de cambio en la región.There were several factors that hindered the process of change in the region.
b. to hamper
El avance de las obras se vio obstaculizado por la falta de fondos.The progress of the works was hampered by lack of funds.
c. to hold up
Un accidente cerca de la estación está obstaculizando el tránsito.An accident near the station is holding up traffic.
d. to obstruct
El ministro acusó al senador Gómez de obstaculizar las negociaciones.The minister accused senator Gomez of obstructing negotiations.
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obstaculizar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to hinder, to hamper
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
obstaculizar
transitive verb
[+negociaciones, progreso] to hinder; hamper; [+tráfico] to hold up;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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