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Noun
A portable rectangular frame strengthened with withies or wooden bars, used as a temporary fence
“When he got to the church, he found the porch blocked by a hurdle to keep out a donkey in the churchyard.”
Noun
A problem or difficulty that must be overcome
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“The subscription emerged as the main means by which musicians and publishers overcame the hurdle of finding sufficient money to have music published.”
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Difference of opinion
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An act of jumping or leaping over something
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Iron curtain
Verb
To jump over a physical obstacle
“She saw him land, brace himself, run toward a fence in the courtyard, hurdle the fence, and press himself up against the building.”
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To overcome an obstacle or difficulty
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“Reporters will be looking for resources to help them hurdle their challenges and to accomplish their goals.”
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To enclose or hem in (on all sides)
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To move quickly
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