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Synonyms for blockage
ˈblɒk ɪdʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obstruction, blockage(noun)

    the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction

    Synonyms:
    impedimenta, block, closure, obstructer, stop, obstructor, obstruction, occlusion, impediment, obstacle, stoppage

  2. blockage, block, closure, occlusion, stop, stoppage(noun)

    an obstruction in a pipe or tube

    "we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe"

    Synonyms:
    hitch, cube, blocking, full stop, stoppage, layover, cloture, law of closure, halt, plosive, gag law, diaphragm, pulley-block, pulley, arrest, closing, point, closedown, plosive speech sound, occlusion, cylinder block, check, occluded front, obstruction, mental block, engine block, full point, block, stop consonant, stopover, shutdown, stop, occlusive, city block, auction block, resolution, period, stay, pulley block, catch, plosive consonant, gag rule, closure, settlement

  3. blockage, closure, occlusion(noun)

    the act of blocking

    Synonyms:
    block, gag law, occluded front, gag rule, obstruction, stoppage, cloture, occlusion, law of closure, settlement, closing, shutdown, stop, closedown, resolution, closure

Editors Contribution

  1. circuitious

    which is not direct.

    except that, in this case, it turns out that the strokes caused by blockage are far more prevalent.

    Submitted by rinat on November 17, 2015  

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. blockage

    Synonyms:
    See Wax blockage

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How to use blockage in a sentence?

  1. Nabih Berri:

    Why this blockage? The answer certainly lies with the president and prime minister-designate, god willing, the French President Emmanuel Macron will be able to do something in his coming visit. We can only wait.

  2. David Cameron:

    I'm not saying one will happen or should happen. I'm just saying that you can't rule things out right now because you've got to find some way of unblocking the blockage.

  3. Satjit Bhusri:

    In people who have undiagnosed coronary artery disease, there becomes a supply-demand mismatch for oxygen as the heart is demanding more and more, but due to an undiagnosed blockage, the supply is not there, this leads to a heart attack, the increase in heart rate can also be a trigger for underlying arrhythmias. This can lead to, amongst other things, a stroke.

  4. Suzanne Schwartz:

    Yet the access to those new manufacturers, there seems to be a hurdle there. FDA ... is trying to identify that blockage.

  5. David Cameron:

    I don't think you can rule it out because we're stuck, i'm not saying one will happen or should happen. I'm just saying that you can't rule things out right now because you've got to find some way of unblocking the blockage.

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Translations for blockage

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  • пречка, блокиране, задръстване, запушванеBulgarian
  • forstoppelseDanish
  • φράγμα, φραγμόςGreek
  • tapón, estancamientoSpanish

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