Synonyms of hurdle in English:

hurdle


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See Spanish definition of obstáculo

noun

1‘he hit a hurdle and cut his leg badly’

SYNONYMS
fence, jump, barrier, barricade, bar, railing, rail, wall, hedge, hedgerow

2‘this was the final hurdle to overcome in the college's bid for university status’

SYNONYMS
obstacle, difficulty, problem, barrier, bar, snag, stumbling block, impediment, obstruction, complication, handicap, hindrance
informal hiccup, headache, fly in the ointment
British informal spanner in the works
North American informal monkey wrench in the works