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One entry found for impede.
Main Entry: imĚpede
Pronunciation: im-primarystresspemacrond
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): imĚpedĚed; imĚpedĚing
Etymology: from Latin impedire "to hinder, get in the way of," literally, "to bind or hold the feet of," derived from im-, in- "in, into" and ped-, pes "foot" --related to PEDESTRIAN
: to interfere with the movement or progress of
- imĚpedĚer noun

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