roadblock

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From road + block.

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roadblock (plural roadblocks)

  1. Something that blocks or obstructs a road.
  2. An obstacle or impediment.

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Verb[edit]

roadblock (third-person singular simple present roadblocks, present participle roadblocking, simple past and past participle roadblocked)

  1. (colloquial) To prevent, hinder.

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