English translation of बाधा
बाधाPowered by COBUILD /badha/
Definitions and Translations
1. barrier countable 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.
2. hindrance countable noun
A hindrance is someone or something that hinders you.
3. hold-up countable noun
A hold-up is something which causes a delay, for example traffic delays.
4. hurdle countable noun
A hurdle is a difficulty that you must overcome in order to achieve something.
⇒ Preparing a CV is the first hurdle in a job search.
5. impediment countable noun
An impediment to something prevents it from happening, or from progressing or developing easily. [formal]
⇒ This latest development is a major impediment to peace.
6. obstacle countable noun
An obstacle is something which makes it difficult for you to go forward or do something.
⇒ A rabbit can jump obstacles up to three feet high. ⇒ The most difficult obstacle to overcome was the heavy rain.
7. obstruction uncountable noun
Obstruction is the act of deliberately preventing something from happening.
⇒ Obstruction of justice is an offence.
8. setback countable noun
A setback is an event that delays your progress or reverses some of the progress that you have made.
⇒ He suffered a serious setback in his political career.
9. stumbling block countable noun
A stumbling block is a problem which stops you from achieving something.
⇒ Money remains the main stumbling block to an agreement.
2. mn/badha, bAdhA, baadhaa, bādhā/
impasse singular noun
An impasse is a situation in which it is impossible to make any progress.
⇒ The company has reached an impasse in negotiations with the union.
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Translation of बाधा from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary