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- n. Plural form of hurdle.
- n. A sport where athletes run along a track obstructed by regularly placed hurdles that must be leapt over.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hurdle.
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- n. a footrace in which contestants must negotiate a series of hurdles
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Near-term hurdles for the euro zone include a potential Standard & Poor's downgrade of its member states, possibly as early as this week, and the resumption of Greece's protracted bailout talks with the troika of its international lenders that could clear the way for €130 billion $168.27 billion in fresh aid for the debt-strapped country.
"There are still near-term hurdles including a potential sovereign downgrade for Italy and the relentless squabbling among European politicians over the expanded European Financial Stability Facility bailout fund," Westpac said in a note to clients.
Still, the upshot of hurdles is getting over them.
Sounds entirely workable … Any means of storing renewable energy, even for a few hours or so, gets past one of the main hurdles – that such sources as wind and sun are unpredictable and/or not 24hr.
One of the under reported hurdles is shifting large cargo/container/ro-ro ships onto an oil alternative becuase that is how the world trades. — tom
The most interesting thing that people say about potential hurdles is a sentence that starts with, 'I don't have any problem voting for — fill-in-the-blank: a Hispanic, an African-American, a woman — but I worry that other people do.'
Virginia Powell's 12.68 in the women's 100 hurdles is second on the world list.
USATODAY. com - Roundup: Gold dished out in hurdles and 1,500
Toby Stevenson leads three Americans in the pole vault final, and the 110 high hurdles is wide open after Allen Johnson's crash-and-burn in the preliminaries.
But the short term hurdles to financing and management might not be Bolivia's biggest problems.