Translation of "impediment" - English-Russian dictionary

impediment

noun [ C ] uk us /ɪmˈpedɪmənt/
NO PROGRESS formal

something that makes it difficult or impossible for someone or something to move or make progress

помеха, препятствие
Cramped classrooms are an impediment to learning.
SPEECH/HEARING

a problem that makes speaking, hearing, or moving difficult

дефект
a speech impediment

(Translation of “impediment” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)