Jul
17
2014

impede

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

ihm pid

transitive verb
definition:  to slow or block the movement or progress of; hinder.
example:  The cascades of snow impeded the settlers’ progress.
example:  Wars in the country have impeded the development of infrastructure.

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Collocations:    Words often used in combination with the transitive verb impede

impede + NOUN:    ~ progress, ~ process, ~ flow, ~ growth, ~ spread, ~ advancement, ~ implementation, ~ development, ~ reform, ~ performance, ~ learning, ~ acquisition, ~ attempts, ~ efforts, ~ negotiations, ~ participation, ~ cooperation, ~ involvement, ~ investigation, ~ justice, ~ navigation, ~ innovation, ~ delivery, ~ recovery, ~ momentum, ~ escape

 

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