Definition of obstacle course in English:

obstacle course

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noun

1An obstacle race.
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  • Then perhaps you might think about winning the obstacle course.
  • Men carry their women over a 250-metre obstacle course.
  • The event at Southwick Baptist Church on Tuesday saw 17 members of the Little Bears Toddler Group tackle a mini obstacle course.
1.1An assault course.
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  • The students were given the chance to tackle a range of activities, including an assault obstacle course, aerial runway and mini bikes.
  • Team One reported back to the Commander as Team Two began their assault on the obstacle course.
  • An obstacle course at the facility, in Sowerby Road, Acomb, York, was set alight, along with picnic tables.
1.2A series of difficulties that have to be negotiated in order to achieve a particular aim: the regulatory maze is an obstacle course for inexperienced would-be entrepreneurs
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  • So instead of wandering about aimlessly, set a goal and bask in the challenge of the obstacle course you'll face to get there.
  • Life can be like an obstacle course.
  • It is a fun, insightful primer for success in the "obstacle course" of life!

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