English translation of 'बाधा'
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