Video: pronunciation of 'obstruction'
The trick is to remove the obstruction before any permanent damage is done. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Three other defendants deny similar obstruction charges. The Sun (2014)So they continued to cause an obstruction for many more hours. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Surely withholding evidence is obstruction of justice or contempt of court? Times, Sunday Times (2011)His first trial on obstruction charges ended in a hung jury. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Her actions both caused an obstruction and hindered them in their work. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He will also have to serve time for obstruction of justice for carrying boxes out of the back door of his office. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He alleged there were rigged union votes, obstruction and delaying tactics. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We only have about 20 minutes then to remove the obstruction. The Sun (2012)The Corporation also voted for enforcement action to clear what they say is illegal obstruction of the highway. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Fourth, the harm for which the camp had been responsible did not end with obstruction of the highway. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Yet on the second day of his trial this week, he admitted charges of mail fraud and obstruction of justice. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Though there is no specific offence of running out of fuel, drivers in the tunnel are fined for causing an unnecessary obstruction of the highway. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You have the right to protest, but I also have the right to go about my lawful business without obstruction by you. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
较常使用。在柯林斯辞典中， obstruction 是1万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: obstruction NOUN
An obstruction is something that blocks a road or path.
He was irritated by drivers parking near his house and causing an obstruction.
obstruction 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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