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English definition of “hinder”

hinder

verb [T]     /ˈhɪn.dər/ US  /-dɚ/
C2 to limit the ability of someone to do something, or to limit the development of something: High winds have hindered firefighters in their efforts to put out the blaze . Her progress certainly hasn't been hindered by her lack of experience .Preventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
(Definition of hinder verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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