hurdle hurdle  /ˈhɜr dəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a light movable barrier that competitors must leap over in certain races
  2. (n) an obstacle that you are expected to overcome
  3. (n) the act of jumping over an obstacle
  4. (v) jump a hurdle

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The first hurdle to a paid online subscriber system is creating and testing one.
  2. Politicos are abuzz over the last hurdle Obama must clear in his path to the presidency.
  3. Biggest hurdle: getting the robot to convert those captured mollusks into usable energy.

News

  1. Jordan removes last hurdle to cleric's extradition from UK

    AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan has removed the last hurdle preventing Britain from sending radical cleric Abu Qatada back home for trial by approving an extradition treaty satisfying British concerns about evidence used against him, officials said on Wednesday. The British government has for years been unable to deport Abu Qatada back to his native Jordan, where he is wanted on alleged terrorism ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Jordan removes last hurdle to Abu Qatada's extradition from UK

    AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan has removed the last hurdle preventing Britain from sending radical cleric Abu Qatada back home for trial by approving an extradition treaty satisfying British concerns about evidence used against him, officials said on Wednesday. The British government has for years been unable to deport Abu Qatada back to his native Jordan, where he is wanted on alleged terrorism ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Pirates manager Clint Hurdle: ‘I’m not paying attention to the number of pitches anymore’

    Count Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle as the latest manager to thumb his nose at baseball's obsession with numbers. Hurdle told reporters on Tuesday that he's done watching pitch-count to determine when to remove his starting pitchers. This, of course, … Continue reading ?
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Big League Stew via Yahoo! Sports

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Quotes

  • "Obviously when you get so close to winning a Test match and don't make it over the final hurdle it's very difficult to take," Strauss told Press Association.
    on Feb 19, 2009 By: Andrew Strauss Source: CNN International

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