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impedimentnoun [C]

 us   /ɪmˈped·ə·mənt/
something that makes ​progress or ​movementdifficult or ​impossible: The ​lack of ​funds is a ​major impediment to ​research.
(Definition of impediment from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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impedimentnoun [C]

uk   us   /ɪmˈped.ɪ.mənt/ formal
something that makes ​progress, ​movement, or ​achieving something ​difficult or ​impossible: In a ​number of ​developingcountries, ​war has been an ​additional impediment toprogress.
(Definition of impediment from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “impediment”
in Chinese (Simplified) 妨碍,阻碍, 阻止…
in Turkish engel, mânia, sekte…
in Russian помеха, препятствие, дефект…
in Chinese (Traditional) 障礙,阻礙,妨礙…
in Polish utrudnienie, przeszkoda, wada…
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