Definition of 'barrier'
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The famous security bollards and barriers will be removed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is also what we think of as a language barrier. Smithsonian Mag (2017) Age is no barrier to being tried as long as the trial is fair and the evidence is clear. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As long as people have these barriers it won't change. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The report argues that one of the barriers to increased transparency is loss of control over the movement of data across an organisation and outside it. Computing (2010)It said:'We set the tickets at an affordable price to remove barriers so that anyone can join in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She doesn't see age as a barrier to success and has hit out at society's constant quest for eternal youth. The Sun (2016)The separation barrier will be built along them. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You just have to go through the pain barrier. FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)Simple things become quite difficult with a big language barrier. The Sun (2013)Crowds tried to catch a peek of the guests from behind police barriers and over fences. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The control area between the barriers had meanwhile filled with cars. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Why should there be an age barrier? Times, Sunday Times (2015)We make sure there are no barriers to people getting into the industry. The Sun (2012)The key is to remove barriers between leaders and voters. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Data privacy would be one issue if barriers are to be removed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This trend to enforced equality places barriers around the liberty to be different. Democracy and its Critics - Anglo-American democratic thought in the nineteenth century (1989)The current planning system has been a significant barrier so moves to streamline the process are welcome. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We needed to make sure he would go through a barrier and not back off. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Extra endorphins would help endurance athletes to hurdle the pain barrier. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Or can these misunderstandings be put down to the language barrier or bad translators? Times, Sunday Times (2015)These are exertions that can be carried out throughout the year where age represents no barrier. Preventing Heart Disease (1987)The barriers to older people accessing help and support need to be addressed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That is why we must remove barriers from doing it effectively. Christianity Today (2000)Rose dismantled some but not all the barriers still placed before women barristers. The Times Literary Supplement (2013) Significant barriers faced independents as soon as the nomination processes and procedures emerged. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Those basking on the sunlit uplands of the chattering classes were born there or have passed through this barrier. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A dozen of them ran in, vaulting the ticket barriers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Language, it seemed, was as big a barrier as the fence. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I want to pass the barriers - it's not good enough to just make a little money and stay the same. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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British English: barrier /ˈbærɪə/ NOUN
A barrier is something such as a law or policy that makes it difficult or impossible for something to happen.
Taxes are the most obvious barrier to free trade.
- American English: barrier
- Arabic: حَاجِز
- Brazilian Portuguese: barreira
- Chinese: 障碍
- Croatian: prepreka
- Czech: bariéra
- Danish: barriere
- Dutch: barrière
- European Spanish: barrera
- Finnish: este
- French: barrière
- German: Schranke
- Greek: εμπόδιο
- Italian: barriera
- Japanese: 柵
- Korean: 장벽
- Norwegian: barriere
- Polish: bariera
- European Portuguese: barreira
- Romanian: obstacol
- Russian: препятствие
- Spanish: barrera
- Swedish: barriär
- Thai: สิ่งกีดขวาง
- Turkish: bariyer
- Ukrainian: бар'єр
- Vietnamese: chướng ngại
Definition of barrier from the Collins English Dictionary
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