how to pronounce obstructionist


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obstructionist is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… a guy who is an obstructionist by uh by …”

meanings of obstructionist


  1. Someone who attempts to impede the progress of legislation.
  2. Someone who systematically obstructs the actions of others.


  1. Obstructionistic.
  2. Pertaining to obstructionism.

obstructionist frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word obstructionist occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics obstructionist can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that obstructionist can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to obstructionist


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