Translation of "impede" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ɪmˈpiːd/ us /ɪmˈpid/ formal

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

A broken-down car is impeding the flow of traffic.

(Translation of “impede” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


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.

(Translation of “impede” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)