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English definition of “impedimenta”

impedimenta

noun [plural]     /ɪmˌped.ɪˈmen.tə/ mainly humorous
the objects that you need for a particular activity that are heavy or difficult to carry: We were weighed down with sleeping bags, gas cookers and pans - all the impedimenta of camping.Preventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
(Definition of impedimenta noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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