Dictionary source: Spanish English Learner's Dictionary
Spanish to English translation of obstáculos (n.) = logjam [log-jam]. Ex: In this section, we're going to discuss strategies you can use to break up some of the political logjams that might be hindering your IT projects. (n.) = encumbrance ; handicap ; hurdle ; impairment ; impediment ; rough spot ; wall ; barrier ; bottleneck ; hindrance ; obstacle ; inhibition ; obstruction ; stumbling block ; bar ; blockage ; roadblock ; block. Ex: Meanwhile we are asked to accept encumbrances that will needlessly impair the effectiveness of our catalogs for an indefinite time to come. Ex: A high exhaustivity of indexing, then, is beneficial where a thorough search is required, but may be a handicap when only a few highly relevant documents are sought. Ex: Schoolchildren, students, and other whose native language is written in a non-Roman script may find alphabetical order according to Roman characters an almost insurmountable hurdle in the use of catalogues and indexes. Ex: A well-designed multimodal application can be used by people with a wide variety of impairments. Ex: It may be decided that the practical impediments to the distribution and assignment of such numbers outweigh their potential usefulness. Ex: But despite the many catalog worlds, and herein lies the rub -- or at least a rough spot -- we have been proceeding on the assumption that the catalog exists in the form of the data distributed by the Library of Congress. Ex: In the map library, the electronic medium is shaking the foundations of cartographic communication and threatening the bring the walls crashing down. Ex: While the number of projects proposed was innumerable, 3 barriers remain: red tape; hard currency; and Western barriers to providing high technology to the Eastern bloc. Ex: A number of research groups have investigated the use of knowledge-based systems as a means of avoiding this bottleneck. Ex: The overall effect of the labels and signs is not so much help but hindrance through information overload. Ex: Conversely, an unsympathetic principal can be the greatest obstacle to library development within a school. Ex: This has been a major source of inhibition to the development of British efforts to create a bank of microcopy versions of theses accepted. Ex: Harmonization of technical standards is one of the Community's principal goals in creating a common market devoid of obstructions to the free movement of goods. Ex: These stumbling blocks can often be bypassed in the initial stages of OSI implementation by choosing applications that do not require close integration with existing library systems. Ex: Publications describing or revealing an invention can be a bar to issuance of a patent. Ex: The problem in relation to communication is probably the most difficult of them all, as the blockage lies in people rather than with the library. Ex: The roadblock to increasing book translations into English is not that there is insufficient funding but that few publishers know about grant schemes that are available. Ex: Emotional blocks to reading can be formed by an unsatisfactory relationship with a teacher. ---- * ayudar a eliminar obstáculos = clear + the path ; clear + the way. * campo de obstáculos = obstacle course. * carrera de obstáculos = steeplechase ; obstacle race. * constituir un obstáculo = constitute + an obstacle. * creación de obstáculos = fence building. * eliminar los obstáculos = bring down + barriers. * eliminar obstáculos = clear + the path ; clear + the way. * eliminar un obstáculo = remove + barrier ; sweep away + obstacle ; remove + obstacle. * encontrarse con un obstáculo = face + an obstacle. * enfrentarse a un obstáculo = address + a barrier. * obstáculo insalvable = insurmountable obstacle. * obstáculos = logjam [log-jam]. * pista de obstáculos = obstacle course. * poner obstáculos = cramp. * preparación del terreno eliminando todo tipo de obstáculos = land-clearing. * presentar un obstáculo = pose + an obstacle. * que pone obstáculos = obstructive. * reducir un obstáculo = lower + barrier. * remover un obstáculo = remove + obstacle ; remove + barrier. * salvar un obstáculo = overcome + obstacle. * ser un obstáculo = stand in + the way (of) ; stand in + Posesivo + way. * sin obstáculos = unchecked ; unhindered ; unimpeded ; unobstructed. * sin obstáculos de por medio = uncluttered. * sortear un obstáculo = go (a)round/past + obstacles. * superar un obstáculo = overcome + obstacle ; jump over + a hurdle ; conquer + barrier. * vencer un obstáculo = surmount + obstacle ; conquer + barrier.