Roadblock Definition

rōdblŏk
roadblocks
noun
roadblocks
A barricade or obstruction across a road set up to prevent the escape or passage, as of a fugitive or enemy troops.
American Heritage
An obstruction in a road.
Webster's New World
Any hindrance or obstacle in the way of an objective.
Webster's New World
Something, such as a situation or condition, that prevents further progress toward an accomplishment.
American Heritage
verb
To obstruct with a roadblock.
Webster's New World

(colloquial) To prevent, hinder.

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Singular:
roadblock
Plural:
roadblocks

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