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English definition of “hitch”

hitch

noun [C]
 
 
/hɪtʃ/
a difficulty, usually one that is unexpected: a legal/technical hitch The airline has been plagued by technical hitches and staff shortages. The steady ascent of the company's profits continued without a hitch for an impressive 26 quarters.
(Definition of hitch noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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