Definition of obstacle in English:

obstacle

Line breaks: obs|tacle
Pronunciation: /ˈɒbstək(ə)l
 
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noun

Origin

Middle English: via Old French from Latin obstaculum, from obstare 'impede', from ob- 'against' + stare 'stand'.

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