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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Hinder; get in the way of.

Usage examples (40)
  • The speaker warned that lack of funds could impede progress on the project.
  • Does the R behind my name impede you from having a true debate?
  • Does fear of that label impede including race in our aesthetic debates and in our poems?
  • In fact go on, tell me how I.D. cards will "impede" any acts of terrorism or anything else remotely sinister? for more
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