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hinder

verb [T] uk   /ˈhɪn.dər/ us    /-dɚ/
C2 to limit the ability of someone to do something, or to limit the development of something: High winds have hindered firefighters in their efforts to put out the blaze. Her progress certainly hasn't been hindered by her lack of experience.
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