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obstacle

obstacle(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (deterrent)
a. el obstáculo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
College debt is an obstacle to home ownership for many young people.La deuda universitaria es un obstáculo para la compra de una vivienda para muchos jóvenes.
b. el impedimento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Inexperience should be seen as an opportunity to learn, rather than an obstacle.La falta de experiencia debe ser vista como una oportunidad para aprender, más que un impedimento.
c. el estorbo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Don't let your fears be an obstacle to fulfilling your dreams.No dejes que tus miedos sean un estorbo para cumplir tus sueños.
d. la dificultad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The lack of clean water is an obstacle to getting out of poverty for millions of people around the world.La falta de agua potable es una dificultad para salir de la pobreza para millones de personas en todo el mundo.
2. (sports)
a. el obstáculo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Kim competed against her dad in the obstacle course at the family picnic.Kim compitió contra su padre en la carrera de obstáculos en el picnic familiar.
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obstacle
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el obstáculo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
to put obstacles in somebody's wayponerle a alguien obstáculos en el camino
2. (also fig)
a.
obstacle coursecarrera de obstáculos
obstacle [ˈɒbstəkl]
noun
obstáculo (m); (hindrance) estorbo (m); impedimento (m)
one of the obstacles is money uno de los obstáculos or impedimentos es el dinero; to be an obstacle to sth/sb ser un obstáculo para algo/algn; to put an obstacle in the way of sth/sb crear dificultades or poner obstáculos a algo/algn; that is no obstacle to our doing it eso no impide que lo hagamos; obstacles to independence los factores que dificultan la independencia
modifier
obstacle course (n) pista (f) de obstáculos
obstacle race (n) (Dep) carrera (f) de obstáculos
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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