Meaning of HURDLE in English

HURDLE

n. 1 barrier, obstacle, impediment, hindrance, obstruction, bar, handicap, restraint, snag, (stumbling) block, check, difficulty, complication, interference Can she overcome the hurdle of prejudice against women?

v. 2 leap (over), vault (over), jump (over) The fugitive easily hurdled the fence around the compound

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