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Synonyms for roadblockˈroʊdˌblɒk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. barrier, roadblock(noun)

    any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or to achieve an objective

    "intolerance is a barrier to understanding"

    roadblock, barricade, barrier

  2. roadblock, barricade(noun)

    a barrier set up by police to stop traffic on a street or road in order to catch a fugitive or inspect traffic etc.

    roadblock, barricade, barrier

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

dam, barricade, barrier, barrage, obstacle, checkpoint

Translations for roadblock

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • AbsperrungGerman
  • baraĵo, bariloEsperanto
  • barricadaSpanish
  • este, estää, tiesulku, hidasteFinnish
  • barrage routierFrench
  • 道路封鎖Japanese
  • obstakel, wegversperring, wegblokkade, tegenwerkende factor, versperringDutch
  • заграждение, препона, блокпост, препятствие, помехаRussian

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