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Noun
Plural for blockage or congestion, especially due to a narrowing of a road, path or route
“You're on your way to work when the radio reports a bottleneck on the highway up ahead. What do you do?”
Noun
Plural for something that prevents progress, or that makes progress difficult
“Ellen can take a group that has hit a bottleneck and provide a foundation for them to make progress again.”
Noun
Retarders or inhibitors
Noun
Plural for a point at which traffic or other movement can easily become blocked
Noun
Plural for the act of constricting, the state of being constricted, or something that constricts
Noun
Plural for used in reference to a situation characterized by a specified degree of trouble or difficulty
Noun
Plural for a problematic situation that is difficult or impossible to escape
Noun
Plural for an artificial waterway constructed to allow the passage of boats or ships inland or to convey water for irrigation
Verb
To impede the work or progress of
Verb
To slow the growth or progress of, or to keep under control
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