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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishobstructionismob‧struc‧tion‧is‧m /əbˈstrʌkʃənɪzəm/ noun [uncountable] formal  PREVENTDELAYwhen someone tries to prevent or delay a legal or political processobstructionist noun [countable]
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obstructionismHe was able partly to overcome continuing obstructionism by using techniques of regression analysis to estimate load characteristics.Such obstructionism is a major contributor to delay and the high cost of litigation.Relieved, perhaps, to have escaped the obstructionism of his officials in St Petersburg, the tsar responded favourably.
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