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Noun
/ˈrōdˌbläk/,
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roadblocks, plural;
  1. A barrier or barricade on a road, esp. one set up by the authorities to stop and examine traffic

  2. Any hindrance
    • - the tax has become a roadblock against investment incentives

  1. barrier: any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or to achieve an objective; "intolerance is a barrier to understanding"
  2. a barrier set up by police to stop traffic on a street or road in order to catch a fugitive or inspect traffic etc.
  3. A roadblock is a temporary installation set up to control or block traffic along a road. The reasons for one could be: *Roadworks *Temporary road closure during special events *Police chase *Robbery *Sobriety checkpoint
  4. Roadblock (1951) is an American film noir starring Charles McGraw and Joan Dixon. The 73-minute crime thriller was shot on location in Los Angeles, California. The film was directed by Harold Daniels and the cinematography is by Nicholas Musuraca.
  5. Roadblock is a character from Hasbro's '''' series of toys, comics and cartoons. He is one of the most prominent African-Americans in the series. His primary function in G.I. Joe is as a heavy machine gunner and a secondary function as a cook.
  6. Roadblock is a robot built to compete in the BBC television series of Robot Wars. The robot won Series 1 in 1998 and competed in Series 2 finishing third. The robot had a wedge made from a road sign with a petroleum powered circular saw attached. ...
  7. The Amazing Race is a reality television game show in which teams of two people who have some form of a preexisting personal relationship, race around the world in competition with other teams. ...
  8. Roadblock is the name of several fictional characters in the various Transformers universes.
  9. Joseph "Joe" D'Acquisto (born October 30, 1952) is an American former professional wrestler. He is best known under his ring name Road Block and for his appearances in World Championship Wrestling, where he competed as a preliminary wrestler.
  10. Something that blocks or obstructs a road; An obstacle or impediment; To prevent, hinder
  11. (Roadblocking) crudely defined, is the big boss of  common advertising, massive in terms of scale, cost, and of course, the shock value. It involves capturing a media channel solely by a specific company for a limited period of time. ...
  12. (roadblocks) the United States Supreme Court has held that roadblocks or checkpoints do not violate the Fourth Amendment’s prohibition against unreasonable searches and seizures. However, many state courts have held that such roadblocks violate the state’s constitution. ...
  13. (JP 1-02, NATO) - A barrier or obstacle (usually covered by fire) used to block, or limit the movement of, hostile vehicles along a route. See FM 5-102.
  14. A specified time for a TV spot to run simultaneously on all stations in a market or on the networks.
  15. The sale of all the adverts on your home page to one advertiser.
  16. A Web page that serves no other purpose other than to let you know that there is nothing available at this URL, but that something will be coming soon.
  17. A Roadblock is a task that only one team member may perform. A vague clue is given at the roadblock and the team must choose who will perform the roadblock before reading the rest of the clue. Once a choice has been made, the teammates cannot switch roles. ...
  18. Full-screen ad that usually takes over the home page of a Web site when a visitor lands there. The ads, which can usually be bypassed by users who can find a “skip this ad” message, can run for any length of time. Most run 15 or 20 seconds. Alt. ...
  19. JOURNALIST and shareholder activist Stephen Mayne could hold the balance of power in the new Legislative Council, with new counting showing he could block the Baillieu government from having a majority in both houses, Tim Colebatch writes.
  20. A hindrance to creativity. May be personal (a negative person), procedural (many approvals), environmental (distractive), and so on.
  21. The simultaneous running of the same television commercial on all stations/networks covering a targeted market so that everyone watching television in that market at that time is guaranteed to see that commercial.
  22. Scheduling of commercial time on all available stations at a fixed time.