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impede

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪmˈpiːd/ 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.Preventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
Translations of “impede”
in Arabic إعاقة…
in Korean 방해하다…
in Malaysian menghalang…
in French entraver…
in Turkish zorlaştırmak, güçleştirmek, engellemek…
in Italian intralciare, impacciare, rallentare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 妨礙,阻礙, 阻止…
in Russian затруднять, мешать…
in Polish utrudniać, wstrzymywać…
in Vietnamese ngăn cản…
in Spanish impedir, obstruir…
in Portuguese dificultar, atrapalhar, impedir…
in Thai กีดขวาง…
in German verhindern…
in Catalan impedir…
in Japanese ~を遅らせる…
in Indonesian mencegah, menghalangi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 妨碍,阻碍, 阻止…
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