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obstruction (s), obstructions (pl) (noun forms)
1. Something which blocks a path, passage, door, etc. so that it is difficult or impossible for someone or something to move along or through it.
2. The act of causing a delay or an attempt to cause a delay in the conduct of business; especially, in a legislative body.
3. An act of blocking or hindering someone or something: "There must be an obstruction in the drainpipe because the water will not go out of the tub."
This entry is located in the following units: stru-, struct-, -structure, -struction, -structive (page 9) -tion (page 17)
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(Greek > Latin: that which is thrust into something; wedge, stopper; interpolation, obstruction; from "throw in" or "throw into")
(Greek: fence, wall off, stop up; obstruction)