Roadblock meaning

rōd'blŏk'
An obstruction in a road.
  • A blockade of logs, wire, cement, etc., for holding up enemy vehicles at a point covered by heavy fire.
  • A blockade, often of patrol cars, set up by police, as for stopping a fugitive, inspecting vehicles, etc.
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Any hindrance or obstacle in the way of an objective.
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To obstruct with a roadblock.
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Something that blocks or obstructs a road.
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(colloquial) To prevent, hinder.
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A barricade or obstruction across a road set up to prevent the escape or passage, as of a fugitive or enemy troops.
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An obstruction in a road, as fallen rocks or trees.
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Something, such as a situation or condition, that prevents further progress toward an accomplishment.
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