Translation of "impediment" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] uk /ɪmˈped.ɪ.mənt/ us /ɪmˈped.ə.mənt/ formal

something that makes progress, movement, or achieving something difficult or impossible

In a number of developing countries, war has been an additional impediment to progress. 在一些发展中国家,战争成了发展的另一阻碍。
→ See also speech impediment

(Translation of “impediment” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)