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Verb: hurdle  hur-d(u)l
  1. (sport) jump a hurdle
Noun: hurdle  hur-d(u)l
  1. A light movable barrier that competitors must leap over in certain races
     
  2. An obstacle that you are expected to overcome
    "the last hurdle before graduation"
     
  3. The act of jumping over an obstacle
    - vault

Derived forms: hurdling, hurdles, hurdled

Type of: barrier, jump, jumping, obstacle, obstruction, overleap, vault

Encyclopedia: Hurdle