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Noun: hurdles  hur-d(u)lz
  1. A footrace in which contestants must negotiate a series of hurdles
    - hurdling, hurdle race
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
Verb: hurdle  hur-d(u)l
  1. (sport) jump a hurdle

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

Encyclopedia: Hurdles