un·​im·​ped·​ed | \ ˌən-im-ˈpē-dəd How to pronounce unimpeded (audio) \

Definition of unimpeded

: not slowed, blocked, or interfered with : not impeded an unimpeded view providing unimpeded access … allowing electricity to flow unimpeded by resistance …— Stephen Kindel

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British politicians expected that German manufacturing industry’s desperation for continued unimpeded access to the British market would push Chancellor Angela Merkel into giving Britain special access to the bloc’s single market. Laurence Norman, WSJ, "Behind the Brexit Chaos, a Faulty U.K. Negotiating Strategy," 14 Dec. 2018 That will likely only happen after the Vatican obtains further assurances about the rights of Chinese Catholics to worship unimpeded, observers say. Christopher Bodeen, Fox News, "Vatican agreement with China draws concerns amid crackdown," 28 Sep. 2018 Belgium kicks off, passes it back and there’s a quick early touch for Vincent Kompany, who looks unimpeded by his injury. Tariq Panja, New York Times, "World Cup 2018: Belgium Shocks Japan With Stunning Rally," 4 July 2018 Sightlines are basically unimpeded but drivers will want to take a second look right where the wide base of the windshield pillar meets the broad base of the side mirror. Mark Maynard, sandiegouniontribune.com, "2018 Kia Niro PHEV: The future of plug-and-play," 13 July 2018 At least 41 feet of unimpeded channel (one raised leaf of the bridge) will be available at all times. Kari Barnett, Sun-Sentinel.com, "FPL pole replacement among ongoing Boca Raton roadwork," 6 July 2018 Night skies are unimpeded by light pollution, guaranteeing spectacular views of the Milky Way. David Swanson, latimes.com, "National parks where you can find solitude in summer," 1 July 2018 The bakery also was sited to offer unimpeded vistas of the nearby mountains of the Sawtooth National Forest. Ken Wells, WSJ, "More Buildings Are Going Green. Literally.," 26 June 2018 With these marshes gone, the Levee Authority said in the suit, storms were allowed to move inland unimpeded, causing extensive damage to the landscape. Gena Somra, CNN, "Louisiana's shrinking marshes signal the loss of a way of life," 6 June 2018

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1760, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of unimpeded

: not slowed, delayed, or blocked

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