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impede

verb /imˈpiːd/
to prevent or delay the start or progress of
impedir, obstruir
Progress on the construction of the road was impeded by flooding.
impediment /imˈpedimənt/ noun something that delays or prevents
impedimento, obstáculo, estorbo
His criminal record could be an impediment to his finding employment.
a small fault in a person’s speech
defecto del habla
A stammer is a speech impediment.
Translations of “impede”
in Korean 방해하다…
in Arabic إعاقة…
in French entraver…
in Italian intralciare, impacciare, rallentare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 妨礙,阻礙, 阻止…
in Russian затруднять, мешать…
in Turkish zorlaştırmak, güçleştirmek, engellemek…
in Polish utrudniać, wstrzymywać…
in Portuguese dificultar, atrapalhar, impedir…
in German verhindern…
in Catalan impedir…
in Japanese ~を遅らせる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 妨碍,阻碍, 阻止…
(Definition of impede from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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