blockage vs obstruction what difference

what is difference between blockage and obstruction

English

Etymology

block +‎ -age

Pronunciation

Noun

blockage (countable and uncountable, plural blockages)

  1. The state of being blocked.
  2. A thing that is blocking; an obstruction.
Translations



English

Etymology

From Latin obstructio (hindrance), from obstruo (build against, block, stop).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /əbˈstɹʌk.ʃən/

Noun

obstruction (countable and uncountable, plural obstructions)

  1. The act of obstructing, or state of being obstructed.
  2. Something which obstructs or impedes, either intentionally or unintentionally
    Synonyms: obstacle, impediment, hindrance
  3. The condition of having the natural powers obstructed in their usual course; the arrest of the vital functions; death.

Synonyms

  • block
  • hindrance
  • impedance
  • roadblock
  • stop
  • See also Thesaurus:hindrance

Derived terms

  • deobstruction

Translations


French

Etymology

From Latin obstrūctiō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɔp.stʁyk.sjɔ̃/

Noun

obstruction f (plural obstructions)

  1. block (something that prevents passing)
  2. obstruction

Further reading

  • “obstruction” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Interlingua

Noun

obstruction (plural obstructiones)

  1. obstruction

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