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verb [with object]
block (an opening, path, road, etc.); be or get in the way of:she was obstructing the entrance prevent or hinder (movement or someone or something in motion):they had to alter the course of the stream and obstruct the natural flow of the water deliberately make (something) difficult:fears that the regime would obstruct the distribution of food Law commit the offense of intentionally hindering (a legal process). (in various sports) impede (a player on the opposing team) in a manner that constitutes an offense.