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hinderverb [T]

 us   /ˈhɪn·dər/ fml
to ​limit the ​ability of someone to do something, or to ​limit the ​development of something: A ​poordiet can hinder ​mental and ​physicalgrowth. I don’t ​know if these ​changes are going to ​help or hinder the ​team.
hindrance
noun [C/U]  us   /ˈhɪn·drəns/
fml [C] Often his ​training has ​proved a hindrance ​rather than a ​help.
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