Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to obstruct: Obstructive Sleep Apnea
References in periodicals archive ?
68) Finally, the defendant must have the intent to obstruct, impede or prevent the interception.
The case is the latest in a number of prosecutions after Metro managers launched a campaign to encourage people not to obstruct train doors.
BASRA/ Aswat al-Iraq: Basra Provincial Council's member Haidar al-Sa'idi reported that the council threatened to obstruct oil operations and demonstrate if its five petrodollar share is given.
Summary: Hezbollah's Loyalty to Resistance parliamentary bloc MP Ali Fayyad said Friday the March 14 alliance was determined to obstruct the establishment of a strong Lebanese state.
In a statement to the press, Council President Li Baodong of China said the Council members "affirm their readiness to impose measures, including targeted sanctions, against all parties who obstruct the attempts of a speedy and peaceful resolution of the crisis.
Abbas was quoted by Palestinian National Television as saying, "The Fatah faction will still hold its Sixth General Congress in the West Bank city of Bethlehem despite the lies and accusations that Kaddoumi made up to obstruct it.
Summary: fujairah -- Billboards installed at the roundabouts and the traffic islands on the streets in Fujairah obstruct view, distract the motorists and passersby, and often cause accidents.
A NEW law making it easier to prosecute people who obstruct emergency workers will come a step nearer today amid evidence of an increase in violent attacks on firefighters.
However, Judith Miller's jailhouse sojourn was no testimony to integrity; rather, it demonstrated the lengths to which she and her bosses at the Times--and their fellow CFR conspirators in government--will go to cover their tracks and obstruct justice.
A fine and/or imprisonment of not more than 20 years for "whoever knowingly alters, destroys, mutilates, conceals, covers up, falsifies, or makes a false entry in any record, document, or tangible object with the intent to impede, obstruct, or influence" an investigation or proceeding by a federal department or agency or any case filed in bankruptcy court.
Tried to obstruct justice by "engaging in a pattern of activity to conceal evidence" regarding his relationship with Ms Lewinsky from the judicial process in the Jones case
Party law obstructed to get financial support, MP BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: State of Law MP Kamal al-Sa'idi stressed that "there are some circles that try to obstruct the endorsement of Party Law in order to get their financial financing".