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encumbers

verb
present tense third-person singular of encumber

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1 to create difficulty for the work or activity of
  • the claim that all of these regulations encumber doctors, taking time away from the actual practice of medicine

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2 to place a weight or burden on
  • don't encumber your pack animal so much that it can hardly move

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“Encumbers.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/encumbers. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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