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setback

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈsetbæk/
a problem that makes something happen later or more slowly than it should: The project has suffered a series of setbacks this year.Preventing and impedingLimiting and restrictingDifficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding
Translations of “setback”
in Chinese (Traditional) 挫折, 障礙…
in Russian задержка, неудача…
in Turkish aksilik, terslik, engel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 挫折, 障碍…
in Polish komplikacja, niepowodzenie…
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