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Definition of Hurdle


  1. A movable frame of wattled twigs, osiers, or withes and stakes, or sometimes of iron, used for inclosing land, for folding sheep and cattle, for gates, etc.; also, in fortification, used as revetments, and for other purposes.
  2. In England, a sled or crate on which criminals were formerly drawn to the place of execution.
  3. An artificial barrier, variously constructed, over which men or horses leap in a race.
  4. To hedge, cover, make, or inclose with hurdles.

Hurdle Quotations

The biggest hurdle is rejection. Any business you start, be ready for it. The difference between successful people and unsuccessful people is the successful people do all the things the unsuccessful people don't want to do. When 10 doors are slammed in your face, go to door number 11 enthusiastically, with a smile on your face.
John Paul DeJoria

The biggest hurdle is figuring out who your friends are. Your real friends.
Eleanor Mondale

In my race, there's 10 hurdles, but in life, there is always a hurdle. There is always something you gotta get over, and it's what you do, you know.
Gail Devers

I truly believe that we can overcome any hurdle that lies before us and create the life we want to live. I have seen it happen time and time again.
Gillian Anderson

I firmly believed throughout 1971 that the major hurdle to winning the presidency was winning the Democratic nomination. I believed that any reasonable Democrat would defeat President Nixon. I now think that no one could have defeated him in 1972.
George McGovern
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Hurdle Translations

hurdle in French is claie
hurdle in Norwegian is forhindring, hinder
hurdle in Spanish is valla
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