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- adj. Weighted down, loaded sufficiently to make slow.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of encumber.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. loaded to excess or impeded by a heavy load
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The other $500 billion is "encumbered" -- that's a nice way of saying that instead of being invested in "safe" ...
The other $500 billion is "encumbered" -- that's a nice way of saying that instead of being invested in
Lawyers for two Detroit pension funds filed papers with Delaware Chancery court late Monday arguing the scope of the plan and the limitations on its repeal "encumbered" the proxy contest.
McCall says Reed and his new team should be able to make their reforms without being "encumbered" by the past.
McCall says, Reed and the new team should be able to make their reforms without being, quote, "encumbered" by the past.
Bourgeois revolutionaries were "encumbered" by these ideas.
Internet streaming that would ordinarily be "encumbered" by deals to play them exclusively on pay TV networks like HBO, Showtime and Starz in first few months after the DVD release.
This choice, though, is to be exercised by a stripped-down version of the individual: one who is no longer "encumbered" (to use a liberal term) by what is inherited or inborn.
Not that the NHL wouldn't mind being "encumbered" with more national television revenue -- but as Kang explains, the league "has the freedom to experiment with online video without the risk of angering its television partners."
The GPL is actually freer (in restoring more people ` s liberty), whereas the BSD is least encumbered by licensing conditions (the licensee is free to suspend others ` liberty).
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