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Definition of obstacle course noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


    obstacle course

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  1. 1a series of objects that people taking part in a race have to climb over, under, through, etc.
  2. 2an area of land with many objects that are difficult to climb, jump over, or go through, that is used by soldiers for improving physical skills and strength
  3. 3a series of difficulties that people have to deal with in order to achieve a particular aim We assume that competent doctors emerge at the end of an obstacle course of traditional examinations based on facts.
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