obst√°culo

ÔĽŅ
obst√°culo
m.
obstacle, drag, snag, balk.
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obst√°culo
‚Ėļ nombre masculino
1 (barrera) obstacle
‚Ė† las escaleras pueden ser un insuperable obst√°culo para el minusv√°lido stairs can be an unsurmountable obstacle for a disabled person
2 (inconveniente) objection
‚Ė† no vamos a avanzar si sigues poniendo obst√°culos we won't get anywhere if you keep raising objections
3 (valla) fence, jump
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FRASEOLOG√ćA
salvar un obst√°culo to overcome an obstacle
carrera de obst√°culos (para ni√Īos) obstacle race 2 (de caballos, atletas) steeplechase
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noun m.
obstacle
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SM
1) [físico] obstacle
carrera 2)
2) (=dificultad) obstacle, hindrance

no es obst√°culo para que yo lo haga ‚ÄĒ that does not prevent me (from) o stop me doing it

poner obst√°culos a algo/algn ‚ÄĒ to hinder sth/sb

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masculino obstacle

superar or salvar un obst√°culo ‚ÄĒ to overcome an obstacle

no fue obst√°culo para que ganara ‚ÄĒ it did not stop o prevent him (from) winning

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= encumbrance, handicap, hurdle, impairment, impediment, rough spot, wall, barrier, bottleneck, hindrance, obstacle, inhibition, obstruction, stumbling block, bar, blockage, roadblock, block.
Ex. Meanwhile we are asked to accept encumbrances that will needlessly impair the effectiveness of our catalogs for an indefinite time to come.
Ex. A high exhaustivity of indexing, then, is beneficial where a thorough search is required, but may be a handicap when only a few highly relevant documents are sought.
Ex. Schoolchildren, students, and other whose native language is written in a non-Roman script may find alphabetical order according to Roman characters an almost insurmountable hurdle in the use of catalogues and indexes.
Ex. A well-designed multimodal application can be used by people with a wide variety of impairments.
Ex. It may be decided that the practical impediments to the distribution and assignment of such numbers outweigh their potential usefulness.
Ex. But despite the many catalog worlds, and herein lies the rub -- or at least a rough spot -- we have been proceeding on the assumption that the catalog exists in the form of the data distributed by the Library of Congress.
Ex. In the map library, the electronic medium is shaking the foundations of cartographic communication and threatening the bring the walls crashing down.
Ex. While the number of projects proposed was innumerable, 3 barriers remain: red tape; hard currency; and Western barriers to providing high technology to the Eastern bloc.
Ex. A number of research groups have investigated the use of knowledge-based systems as a means of avoiding this bottleneck.
Ex. The overall effect of the labels and signs is not so much help but hindrance through information overload.
Ex. Conversely, an unsympathetic principal can be the greatest obstacle to library development within a school.
Ex. This has been a major source of inhibition to the development of British efforts to create a bank of microcopy versions of theses accepted.
Ex. Harmonization of technical standards is one of the Community's principal goals in creating a common market devoid of obstructions to the free movement of goods.
Ex. These stumbling blocks can often be bypassed in the initial stages of OSI implementation by choosing applications that do not require close integration with existing library systems.
Ex. Publications describing or revealing an invention can be a bar to issuance of a patent.
Ex. The problem in relation to communication is probably the most difficult of them all, as the blockage lies in people rather than with the library.
Ex. The roadblock to increasing book translations into English is not that there is insufficient funding but that few publishers know about grant schemes that are available.
Ex. Emotional blocks to reading can be formed by an unsatisfactory relationship with a teacher.
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* ayudar a eliminar obst√°culos = clear + the path, clear + the way.
* carrera de obst√°culos = steeplechase.
* constituir un obst√°culo = constitute + an obstacle.
* creación de obstáculos = fence building.
* eliminar obst√°culos = clear + the path, clear + the way.
* eliminar un obst√°culo = remove + barrier, sweep away + obstacle.
* encontrarse con un obst√°culo = face + obstacle.
* enfrentarse a un obst√°culo = address + barrier.
* obst√°culo insalvable = insurmountable obstacle.
* obst√°culos = logjam [log-jam].
* poner obst√°culos = cramp.
* preparación del terreno eliminando todo tipo de obstáculos = land-clearing.
* presentar un obst√°culo = pose + obstacle.
* que pone obst√°culos = obstructive.
* reducir un obst√°culo = lower + barrier.
* remover un obst√°culo = remove + barrier.
* remover un obst√°culo, eliminar un obst√°culo = remove + obstacle.
* ser un obst√°culo = stand in + the way (of).
* sin obst√°culos = unchecked, unhindered, unimpeded.
* sin obst√°culos de por medio = uncluttered.
* sin obst√°culos, sin obstrucciones = unobstructed.
* superar un obst√°culo = overcome + obstacle, jump over + hurdle, overcome + barrier, conquer + barrier.
* vencer un obst√°culo = surmount + obstacle, conquer + barrier.
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masculino obstacle

superar or salvar un obst√°culo ‚ÄĒ to overcome an obstacle

no fue obst√°culo para que ganara ‚ÄĒ it did not stop o prevent him (from) winning

* * *
= encumbrance, handicap, hurdle, impairment, impediment, rough spot, wall, barrier, bottleneck, hindrance, obstacle, inhibition, obstruction, stumbling block, bar, blockage, roadblock, block.

Ex: Meanwhile we are asked to accept encumbrances that will needlessly impair the effectiveness of our catalogs for an indefinite time to come.

Ex: A high exhaustivity of indexing, then, is beneficial where a thorough search is required, but may be a handicap when only a few highly relevant documents are sought.
Ex: Schoolchildren, students, and other whose native language is written in a non-Roman script may find alphabetical order according to Roman characters an almost insurmountable hurdle in the use of catalogues and indexes.
Ex: A well-designed multimodal application can be used by people with a wide variety of impairments.
Ex: It may be decided that the practical impediments to the distribution and assignment of such numbers outweigh their potential usefulness.
Ex: But despite the many catalog worlds, and herein lies the rub -- or at least a rough spot -- we have been proceeding on the assumption that the catalog exists in the form of the data distributed by the Library of Congress.
Ex: In the map library, the electronic medium is shaking the foundations of cartographic communication and threatening the bring the walls crashing down.
Ex: While the number of projects proposed was innumerable, 3 barriers remain: red tape; hard currency; and Western barriers to providing high technology to the Eastern bloc.
Ex: A number of research groups have investigated the use of knowledge-based systems as a means of avoiding this bottleneck.
Ex: The overall effect of the labels and signs is not so much help but hindrance through information overload.
Ex: Conversely, an unsympathetic principal can be the greatest obstacle to library development within a school.
Ex: This has been a major source of inhibition to the development of British efforts to create a bank of microcopy versions of theses accepted.
Ex: Harmonization of technical standards is one of the Community's principal goals in creating a common market devoid of obstructions to the free movement of goods.
Ex: These stumbling blocks can often be bypassed in the initial stages of OSI implementation by choosing applications that do not require close integration with existing library systems.
Ex: Publications describing or revealing an invention can be a bar to issuance of a patent.
Ex: The problem in relation to communication is probably the most difficult of them all, as the blockage lies in people rather than with the library.
Ex: The roadblock to increasing book translations into English is not that there is insufficient funding but that few publishers know about grant schemes that are available.
Ex: Emotional blocks to reading can be formed by an unsatisfactory relationship with a teacher.
* ayudar a eliminar obst√°culos = clear + the path, clear + the way.
* carrera de obst√°culos = steeplechase.
* constituir un obst√°culo = constitute + an obstacle.
* creación de obstáculos = fence building.
* eliminar obst√°culos = clear + the path, clear + the way.
* eliminar un obst√°culo = remove + barrier, sweep away + obstacle.
* encontrarse con un obst√°culo = face + obstacle.
* enfrentarse a un obst√°culo = address + barrier.
* obst√°culo insalvable = insurmountable obstacle.
* obst√°culos = logjam [log-jam].
* poner obst√°culos = cramp.
* preparación del terreno eliminando todo tipo de obstáculos = land-clearing.
* presentar un obst√°culo = pose + obstacle.
* que pone obst√°culos = obstructive.
* reducir un obst√°culo = lower + barrier.
* remover un obst√°culo = remove + barrier.
* remover un obst√°culo, eliminar un obst√°culo = remove + obstacle.
* ser un obst√°culo = stand in + the way (of).
* sin obst√°culos = unchecked, unhindered, unimpeded.
* sin obst√°culos de por medio = uncluttered.
* sin obst√°culos, sin obstrucciones = unobstructed.
* superar un obst√°culo = overcome + obstacle, jump over + hurdle, overcome + barrier, conquer + barrier.
* vencer un obst√°culo = surmount + obstacle, conquer + barrier.

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obst√°culo
masculine
obstacle
quitaron los obst√°culos del camino they cleared the obstacles from the road, they cleared the road of obstacles
superar or salvar un obst√°culo to overcome an obstacle
no fue obst√°culo para que ganara it did not stop o prevent him (from) winning
me puso muchos obst√°culos he put many obstacles in my path
el √ļnico obst√°culo entre nosotros y la victoria the only obstacle between us and victory, the only thing that stands/stood between us and victory
un obstáculo para el éxito del proyecto an obstacle to the success of the project
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obst√°culo sustantivo masculino
obstacle
obst√°culo sustantivo masculino
1 (dificultad) handicap: no hay ning√ļn obst√°culo para que estudies Derecho, there's nothing stopping you from studying Law
2 (en un camino, etc) obstacle
una carrera de obst√°culos, an obstacle race
'obst√°culo' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
escollo
- esquivar
- estorbo
- franquear
- insalvable
- remover
- salvar
- sortear
- vencer
- allanar
- apartar
- brincar
- chocar
- eliminar
- encontrar
- saltar
- subsanar
English:
bar
- barrier
- block
- chief
- clash
- clear
- get across
- get over
- get past
- hazard
- hurdle
- impassable
- impediment
- jump
- negotiate
- obstacle
- obstruction
- pitfall
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obst√°culo nm
1. [impedimento] obstacle (para to);
poner obst√°culos a algo/alguien to put obstacles in the way of sth/sb
2. [en una carrera] hurdle
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obst√°culo
m obstacle;
carrera de obst√°culos obstacle race;
ponerle obst√°culos a alguien make things difficult for s.o.;
ponerle obst√°culos a algo make sth difficult
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obst√°culo nm
impedimento: obstacle
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obst√°culo n obstacle

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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