Hindi translation of 'obstruct'
obstruct /ɒbˈstrʌkt ऑबˈस्ट्रक्ट्/
Word forms: obstructs, obstructing, obstructed
2. transitive verb
1. transitive verb
To obstruct someone or something means to block their path, making it difficult for them to move forward.
अवरोध खड़ा करना
Lorries have completely obstructed the road.
obstruct a highway/footpath/artery/airway
obstruct the flow/passage of something
2. transitive verb
To obstruct something such as justice or progress means to prevent it from happening properly or from developing.
The authorities are obstructing a United Nations investigation.
obstruct an investigation
deliberately/willfully obstruct something
SIMILAR WORDSprevent, hinder
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Example Sentences Including 'obstruct'
He strode forward to help her retrieve it, and in doing so managed with perfect daintiness to obstruct her path to the door.TEN STEPS TO HAPPINESS (2003)
`I don't have to tell you that it's an offence to obstruct the police.DEAD BEAT (2002)
There is no coherent development plan, no driving policy; there are preservation groups clinging to the past, who obstruct.Whistler in the Dark
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'obstruct' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يَعُوقُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: obstruir
- Chinese: 阻塞
- Croatian: zakrčiti
- Czech: překážet stát v cestě
- Danish: obstruere
- Dutch: versperren
- European Spanish: obstruir
- Finnish: estää fyysisesti
- French: empêcher
- German: blockieren
- Greek: κωλύω
- Italian: ostruire
- Japanese: ふさぐ じゃま
- Korean: 방해하다
- Norwegian: blokkere
- Polish: zablokować blokować
- Portuguese: obstruir
- Romanian: a obstrucționa
- Russian: препятствовать
- Spanish: obstruir
- Swedish: vara i vägen
- Thai: ขวางทาง
- Turkish: tıkamak
- Ukrainian: загороджувати загородити
- Vietnamese: cản trở
Translation of obstruct from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary