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1(impediment)estorbo masculineobstáculo masculinehis past was a hindrance to him in his career — su pasado fue un obstáculo / un lastre en su carrera profesional
- he's more of a hindrance than a help — más que ayudar, estorba
- The stall follows the completion of a two-year road planning study which recommends a coastal road alignment but warns of several hindrances.
- It was also clear the greatest hindrance was the state not providing the funds for reform and empowerment.
- It should be stressed that these hindrances are not permanent, but they do constitute a barrier to entry.
- However, it doesn't add to the delays and hindrances as you seem to fear.
- The idea behind the hindrance is to prevent a fast ranking to occur on a new website.
- Many of the levels feature ramps and moving floors that provide a bit of a hindrance as well.
- However, due to hindrances in the conditions imposed by former owners, many practices, which would have led to self-sufficiency, were impeded.
- Solomon also looks at some of our own hindrances in the suffering process - such as confusion, anger, depression, and self-deception.
- At times, natural shapes can be a hindrance and so they try to liberate colour from this limitation.
- Perversely, his ability to play in a few positions is a hindrance, and the difficulty for Eriksson is where to play him.
- Due to weather hindrances, cruises to Alaska are strictly restricted during the summer months from early May to Mid Sept.
- Illinois also wrote into law all kinds of hindrances to the casino operator in order to create ‘limited gambling.’
- However, it takes more than endurance for a British guitar band to survive 15 years, eight studio albums and many infamous hindrances.
- Only when they play with the hindrance of a handicap, as they did when Hearts were two up in Glasgow a fortnight back, is there any fun in it.
- Seasonality, water depths and the cost of drilling are all hindrances but the biggest deterrent has undoubtedly been the lack of finds.
- It is a hindrance to sleep at night as movement is very restricted due to stiffness.
- Lack of experience leads to doubt which forms one of the five hindrances.
- The nation state with all its attendant laws, regulations and barriers is now viewed as a hindrance.
- The ultimate objective is the elimination of obstacles and hindrances to competition.
- With his speed he should be a factor for a top ten finish at Mid Ohio but he admits the greater restrictor will be a hindrance.
2formal(act)obstaculización feminine formal
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