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Significado de “hamstring” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "hamstring" - Diccionario Inglés

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hamstringverb [T often passive]

uk   us   /ˈhæm.strɪŋ/ (hamstrung)
to ​limit the ​amount of something that can be done or the ​ability or ​power of someone to do something: The ​company was hamstrung by ​traditional but ​inefficientways of ​conductingbusiness.

hamstringnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈhæm.strɪŋ/
any of five tendons (= ​pieces of ​tissueconnectingmuscles to ​bones) at the back of the ​knee: He pulled (= ​injured) a hamstring while ​playingfootball. one of the three ​largemuscles at the back of the ​thigh: the hamstring ​muscles
(Definition of hamstring from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hamstringverb [T]

 us   /ˈhæm·strɪŋ/ (past tense and past participle hamstrung  /ˈhæm·strʌŋ/ )

hamstring verb [T] (PREVENT)

to ​prevent an ​activity, or to ​block the ​effectiveness of someone or something: The ​company is hamstrung by ​itstraditional but ​inefficientways of doing ​business.

hamstringnoun [C]

 us   /ˈhæm·strɪŋ/

hamstring noun [C] (MUSCLE)

a ​muscle at the back of the ​upperpart of the ​leg: I ​played the ​wholegame with a ​pulled hamstring (= ​injuredmuscle in the ​leg).
(Definition of hamstring from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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