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obstructive

Pronunciation: /əbˈstrʌktɪv/

Translation of obstructive in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [policy/measure] obstruccionista; [person] que pone obstáculos or dificultades he was being obstructive estaba poniendo obstáculos or dificultades
    Example sentences
    • That typifies his attitude throughout the case that has been uncooperative, obstructive and difficult.
    • That typifies his attitude throughout the case uncooperative, obstructive and difficult.
    • The police constable told the court that when Smith was taken to Scarborough police station he was ‘difficult, obstructive and offensive towards the custody sergeant’.

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