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verb [T]    /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    /ˈhɪn·drəns/ noun [C/U] fml [C] Often his training has proved a hindrance rather than a help.
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