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French translation of 'blockage'

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[ˈblɒkɪdʒ ]
obstruction f

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Example Sentences Including 'blockage'

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They can also rupture, triggering a sudden, complete blockage of blood flow.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Doctors cleared the blockage in my artery.
The Sun (2012)
It can be caused by a bleed in the brain or a blockage in one of the blood vessels.
The Sun (2015)
It's likely to be caused by a blockage of the tube which joins your eyes to your nose.
The Sun (2012)
Or it may result from a blockage in the tube connecting the eyes to the nose, which would normally drain away excess fluid.
The Sun (2011)
The underlying problem in a heart attack is a blockage of one of the coronary arteries supplying blood and nutrients to the muscular heart wall.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It is used to treat angina or a heart attack, especially when there is a blockage of only one or two coronary arteries.
The Sun (2009)
An operation removed a blockage from his arteries and he was back on the touchline in three weeks.
The Sun (2016)
But it also removes a potential blockage.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He underwent the procedure in which a wire mesh tube is inserted into the coronary artery to clear a blockage.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
His attempts to remove the blockage had failed, and the diseased blood vessel had been all but destroyed in the process.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It is sometimes possible for surgery to remove the blockage.
The Sun (2009)
Simple, then: the blockage must be removed so the car can power us on.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The major muscles of the heart can themselves become deficient in oxygen due to partial blockage of the vessels supplying them with blood.
Chaitow, Leon The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)

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'blockage' in Other Languages

British English: blockage /ˈblɒkɪdʒ/ NOUN
A blockage in a pipe or tunnel is something that is blocking it.
...a fatal blockage in the lung.
  • American English: blockage
  • Arabic: اِنْسِداد
  • Brazilian Portuguese: obstrução
  • Chinese: 封锁
  • Croatian: začepljenje
  • Czech: ucpání
  • Danish: blokering
  • Dutch: verstopping
  • European Spanish: obstrucción
  • Finnish: tukos
  • French: blocage
  • German: Verstopfung
  • Greek: αποκλεισμός
  • Italian: blocco
  • Japanese: 封鎖
  • Korean: 봉쇄
  • Norwegian: blokkering
  • Polish: blokada
  • European Portuguese: obstrução
  • Romanian: blocaj
  • Russian: закупорка
  • Spanish: bloqueo
  • Swedish: blockering
  • Thai: การปิดล้อม
  • Turkish: tıkanıklık
  • Ukrainian: блокування
  • Vietnamese: chướng ngại vật


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