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  • verb Present participle of hinder.

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  • adjective preventing movement


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  • It can be argued, then, that economics plays a big role in hindering the sending of Brazilian cross-cultural missionaries.

    Unleashing the Brazilian Evangelical Missionary Force through a Business as Mission model 2007

  • Even if we look at the situation selfishly, we will see that Britain's sterling balance situation is a big factor in hindering a return to convertibility of dollars and sterling, which is affecting us very directly.

    Business Action 1950

  • Whether it be efficacious in hindering crime or not, this penal code is undoubtedly made for a very limited class of individuals; namely, criminals.

    The Montessori Method Anne E. Montessori George 1912

  • Can your father have so perfectly forgiven already the injury I did him (since you will not allow it to be any to you), in hindering you of Mrs. Cl., as to remember me with kindness?

    Letters from Dorothy Osborne to Sir William Temple (1652-54) 1888

  • A quick aside: 18 USC Section 2388 calls hindering or attempting to hinder recruitment in time of war treason.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Ethics Questions for University Administrators: 2007

  • The labourers went quietly and steadily on with their work, as though it were a thing that had to be done; and when Jüchziger laid his hand on one and another of them, with the idea of hindering them by force, he soon found himself repulsed in no very gentle fashion.

    The Young Carpenters of Freiberg A Tale of the Thirty Years' War Anonymous

  • Susno has accused the lecturer to have libeled his good name hindering the former detective chief's chance to win the second post in command with the police force.

    The Jakarta Post Breaking News 2009

  • From this it may well be called "hindering," just as the Ononis, from the same habit of catching the plough and harrow, has obtained the prettier name of "Rest-harrow."

    The plant-lore & garden-craft of Shakespeare Henry Nicholson Ellacombe 1868

  • Senator Miguel Angel Pichetto, head of the Victory Front caucus in the Senate, admitted the ruling party could accept making "reasonable concessions" on the Bicentennial Fund project although he accused the opposition of "hindering" the government project.

    MercoPress 2010

  • Few days later Laura Hall and her boyfriend were taken into custody by the authorities with charges such as hindering apprehension and tempering with the body levied against her.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7 shantanu 2010


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