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setback

noun [C] uk   /ˈset.bæk/ us  
C1 something that happens that delays or prevents a process from developing: Sally had been recovering well from her operation, but yesterday she experienced/suffered a setback. There has been a slight/temporary setback in our plans.
Translations of “setback”
in Chinese (Traditional) 挫折, 障礙…
in Russian задержка, неудача…
in Turkish aksilik, terslik, engel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 挫折, 障碍…
in Polish komplikacja, niepowodzenie…
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