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  • nounobstruction
  • nounobstruction to goal

synonyms for barrier

  • barricade
  • blockade
  • boundary
  • fence
  • hurdle
  • impediment
  • limit
  • obstacle
  • railing
  • roadblock
  • wall
  • bar
  • bound
  • confines
  • curtain
  • ditch
  • enclosure
  • fortification
  • gully
  • moat
  • pale
  • palisade
  • rampart
  • stop
  • trench
  • blank wall
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antonyms for barrier

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  • assistance
  • help
  • opening
  • open
  • opening
  • help
  • benefit
  • freedom
  • aid
  • assistance
  • advantage
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How to use barrier in a sentence

Yet faced with language and literacy barriers, immigration fears, or a lack of outreach from local and state governments, some of the most vulnerable communities have become fertile ground for vaccine misinformation, advocates say.
AMONG LATINO IMMIGRANTS, FALSE VACCINE CLAIMS ARE SPREADING AS FAST AS THE VIRUSTEO ARMUSFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Maryland General Assembly is poised to create a state-mandated system to compensate people who are wrongly convicted and imprisoned, removing barriers to getting paid that exonerees have faced for decades.
MARYLAND MOVES TOWARD CLEAR PLAN FOR PAYING PEOPLE WHO WERE WRONGLY CONVICTEDOVETTA WIGGINSFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The jargon and acronyms used can confuse even most political observers, let alone those with language barriers.
MORNING REPORT: REDISTRICTING ISSUES COULD GET LOST IN TRANSLATIONVOICE OF SAN DIEGOFEBRUARY 10, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Our position and framework is the commission should make plans to meet the needs of both sizeable groups and additionally smaller language groups where there is organizing happening to take part, but language will be a barrier.
AFRICAN COMMUNITIES WARN LANGUAGE ISSUES COULD SHUT THEM OUT OF REDISTRICTINGMAYA SRIKRISHNANFEBRUARY 10, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Instead, it is the lack of accessible or alternative resources that creates a barrier.
FORD’S NEXT PANDEMIC MISSION: CLEAR N95 MASKS AND LOW-COST AIR FILTERSHANNAH DENHAMFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While a heightened sense of connectivity, collaboration focus and transparency have also arisen as advantages of this new way of working, “peeling back the physical barrier” of geography has been the cherry on top for Dimitriou.
BUSINESSES ADOPT ‘ASYNCHRONOUS WORKING’ TO FIGHT REMOTE-WORKING FATIGUE AND ENCOURAGE CROSS-BORDER COLLABORATIONJESSICA DAVIESFEBRUARY 9, 2021DIGIDAY
Acetone, which has been used in some experiments on animals, can reduce the skin barrier and dry it out, he said.
SHE USED GORILLA GLUE AS HAIRSPRAY. AFTER 15 WASHES AND A TRIP TO THE ER, IT STILL WON’T BUDGE.LATESHIA BEACHUMFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Brady is breaking meanwhile barriers—he’s now won more Super Bowls after his 37th birthday than he had before it.
THE PANDEMIC SUPER BOWL, NATURALLY, WAS ROUGH TO WATCHSEAN GREGORYFEBRUARY 8, 2021TIME
These steps helped bring down barriers to creativity, including challenges around organizational structure and time management.
QUARANTINE DROVE INCREASED CREATIVITY FOR IN-HOUSE TEAMSVERONICA ZEGARRAFEBRUARY 8, 2021DIGIDAY
It takes away any barrier that society has put on us or what we’ve been taught that separates us.
MOTOWN PRESIDENT ETHIOPIA HABTEMARIAM ON STEERING THE LEGENDARY LABEL THROUGH THE PANDEMICEBEN SHAPIROFEBRUARY 7, 2021TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO BARRIER

  • bar
  • barrier
  • blank wall
  • block
  • blockade
  • bulwark
  • fence
  • obstruction
  • palisade
  • rampart
  • roadblock
  • stockade
  • stop
  • wall
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