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frustrateverb [T]

uk   /frʌsˈtreɪt/  us   /ˈfrʌs.treɪt/

frustrate verb [T] (DISCOURAGE)

to make someone feel annoyed or less confident because they cannot achieve what they want: It frustrates me that I'm not able to put any of my ideas into practice.

frustrate verb [T] (PREVENT)

to prevent the plans or efforts of someone or something from being achieved: The continuing civil war is frustrating the efforts of relief agencies.
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