English version

blockage

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishblockageblock‧age /ˈblɒkɪdʒ $ ˈblɑː-/ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [countable]PREVENT something that is stopping movement in a narrow place 🔊 a blockage in the pipe2 [uncountable]PREVENT the state of being blocked or prevented
Examples from the Corpus
blockageThe problem could also be caused by a blockage in the circulating pipes, caused again by sludge.He is trying to speak but there is a blockage for the moment.They are often more of a blockage to communication than a channel.The healing process involves correcting imbalances and freeing blockages, thus restoring a proper energy flow through the body.I just had a complete mental blockage.Pipes and drains which are blocked are not accidentally damaged and the cost of clearing the blockage is not covered.
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