Examples of impede in a Sentence
He claims that economic growth is being impeded by government regulations.
The soldiers could not impede the enemy's advance.
Recent Examples of impede from the Web
O'Shaughnessy pleaded guilty on Aug. 1, 2016, to conspiring to impede federal workers at the refuge through intimidation, threat or force.
Officers charged Rush with impeding traffic and resisting arrest, but the charges were dropped.
His proposal to build a wall to impede brown immigrants from Mexico and beyond was a racial dog-whistle, as was his proposal to ban Muslims from countries in Africa and the Middle East.
Car bumpers even hang out of driveways, impeding road traffic.
Ninety percent of economies still have laws on the books that impede women’s economic opportunities.
According to the 36th District Court, impeding traffic is a $175 ticket, interfering with moving traffic is $130 ticket and driving with obstructed vision is a $120 ticket.
Meanwhile, the plan stipulates that rural communities would receive a disproportionate share of the federal funds, and calls for scrapping various regulations that impede development — including some meant to protect the environment.
The elementary school on Troost Street in Olathe has struggled to provide emotional support for students dealing with unstable home lives, trauma and emotional issues that impede their learning, Bell said.
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cramp one's style, give a hard time;
Synonym Discussion of impede
- rain hindered the climb
- tight clothing that impedes movement
- the view was obstructed by billboards
- a landslide blocked the road
IMPEDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of impede for English Language Learners
: to slow the movement, progress, or action of (someone or something)
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