February 09, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
roadblock /ˈroʊdˌblɑːk/ noun
roadblock
/ˈroʊdˌblɑːk/
noun

plural roadblocks

The sheriff’s office set up a roadblock to check for drunk drivers.
The sheriff’s office set up a roadblock to check for drunk drivers.
Learner's definition of ROADBLOCK

[count]

1 : a place where police or military officers stop drivers especially in order to examine vehicles

2 US : something that stops progress

  • That's the one roadblock to the plan.

  • roadblocks on the path to success

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