Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
obstruct /əb'strʌkt/
  • ngoại động từ
    • làm tắc, làm bế tắc, làm nghẽn
      • to obstruct truffic: làm nghẽn giao thông
    • ngăn, che, lấp, che khuất
    • cản trở, gây trở ngại
      • to obstruct someone's proggress: cản trở sự tiến bộ của ai
      • to obstruct someone's activity: gây trở ngại cho sự hoạt động của ai
    • (y học) làm tắc
    • nội động từ
      • phá rối (ở nghị trường bằng cách nói cho hết giờ)
    Concise Dictionary
    +hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
    +block passage through
    +shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 block, bar, check, prevent, stop (up), arrest, halt, clog, make impassable; bring to a standstill:
    The vein is obstructed by a large blood clot. A clogged drain is obstructing the water.
    2 hamper, slow, impede, interfere with, retard, hinder, interrupt, delay, stay, stall:
    An overturned truck obstructed traffic on the motorway.
    3 preclude, prevent, debar, block, prohibit, forbid, stop, stand in the way of:
    They are manoeuvring to obstruct her from taking over the company.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + verb [VN]
    1 to block a road, an entrance, a passage, etc. so that people cannot get through, see past, etc: You can't park here, you're obstructing my driveway. + First check that the accident victim doesn't have an obstructed airway. + The pillar obstructed our view of the stage.
    2 to prevent sb/sth from doing sth or making progress, especially when this is done deliberately: They were charged with obstructing the police in the course of their duty. + terrorists attempting to obstruct the peace process
    Collocation Dictionary


    deliberately, wilfully
    (law) wilfully obstructing a police officer in the execution of his duty



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