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hinderverb [T]

 us   /ˈhɪn·dər/ fml
to ​limit the ​ability of someone to do something, or to ​limit the ​development of something: A ​poordiet can hinder ​mental and ​physicalgrowth. I don’t ​know if these ​changes are going to ​help or hinder the ​team.
hindrance
noun [C/U]  us   /ˈhɪn·drəns/
fml [C] Often his ​training has ​proved a hindrance ​rather than a ​help.
(Definition of hinder from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hinder”
in Korean 방해하다…
in Arabic يُعَرْقِل, يَعوق…
in Malaysian menghambat…
in French gêner…
in Russian мешать, быть помехой…
in Chinese (Traditional) 阻礙,妨礙…
in Italian impacciare, impedire…
in Turkish engel olmak, mâni olmak, alıkoymak…
in Polish utrudniać…
in Spanish retrasar, impedir, dificultar…
in Vietnamese cản trở…
in Portuguese atrapalhar, estorvar, impedir…
in Thai ขัดขวาง…
in German hindern…
in Catalan dificultar, destorbar…
in Japanese ~を妨げる, ~の邪魔をする…
in Chinese (Simplified) 阻碍,妨碍…
in Indonesian menghambat…
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