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hinder

verb [T]  us   /ˈhɪn·dər/ fml
to limit the ability of someone to do something, or to limit the development of something: A poor diet can hinder mental and physical growth. I don’t know if these changes are going to help or hinder the team.
hindrance
noun [C/U]  us   /ˈhɪn·drəns/
fml [C] Often his training has proved a hindrance rather than a help.
Translations of “hinder”
in Arabic يُعَرْقِل, يَعوق…
in Korean 방해하다…
in Malaysian menghambat…
in French gêner…
in Turkish engel olmak, mâni olmak, alıkoymak…
in Italian impacciare, impedire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 阻礙,妨礙…
in Russian мешать, быть помехой…
in Polish utrudniać…
in Vietnamese cản trở…
in Spanish retrasar, impedir, dificultar…
in Portuguese atrapalhar, estorvar, impedir…
in Thai ขัดขวาง…
in German hindern…
in Catalan dificultar, destorbar…
in Japanese ~を妨げる, ~の邪魔をする…
in Indonesian menghambat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 阻碍,妨碍…
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