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hitch

noun [C]
 
 
/hɪtʃ/
a difficulty, usually one that is unexpected: a legal/technical hitch The airline has been plagued by technical hitches and staff shortages. The steady ascent of the company's profits continued without a hitch for an impressive 26 quarters.
Translations of “hitch”
in Spanish vuelta de nudo, tirón, sacudida…
in French noeud, secousse…
in German der Knoten, der Ruck…
in Chinese (Traditional) 臨時故障,小問題…
in Russian заминка…
in Turkish biraz aksilik, hafif sorun, ufak pürüz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 临时故障,小问题…
in Polish komplikacja, potknięcie…
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