how to pronounce obstruct


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The above transcription of obstruct is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

obstruct is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of obstruct in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… was an effort to obstruct I took it as a …”

meanings of obstruct


  1. To get in the way of so as to hide from sight.
  2. To impede, retard, or interfere with; hinder.
  3. To block or fill (a passage) with obstacles or an obstacle. See synonyms at block.

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