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hindrance

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something that makes movement or progress difficult
  • made a survey of all the hindrances to wheelchair access, such as curbs and stairs

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The first known use of hindrance was in 1526

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“Hindrance.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hindrance. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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