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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of impede.

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Examples

  • The system they front for "benefits only the rich," impedes "the human condition .... and unless scrapped" will keep doing it.

    GlobalResearch.ca

  • Anything which stands in the way of George Bush’s powers -- which "impedes" or "interferes" with those powers -- is now, according to the Department of Justice, unconstitutional.

    The Justice Department tries again

  • The most notable new component of the DoJ’s position is its declaration that, if necessary, it will attack the constitutionality of FISA itself if it is found that FISA "impedes" the President’s power to eavesdrop on Americans as part of the fight against terrorism Letter at pp.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • Anything which stands in the way of George Bush’s powers -- which "impedes" or "interferes" with those powers -- is now, according to the Department of Justice, unconstitutional.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • The most notable new component of the DoJ’s position is its declaration that, if necessary, it will attack the constitutionality of FISA itself if it is found that FISA "impedes" the President’s power to eavesdrop on Americans as part of the fight against terrorism Letter at pp.

    The Justice Department tries again

  • Moreover, this conflict has come with a larger cost the Middle East, as it impedes partnerships that could bring greater security, prosperity, and empowerment to ordinary people.

    Text of President Obama's Address on Mideast, North Africa Issues

  • And since the only deals there are are corrupt deals, transparency impedes “political reality.”

    Matthew Yglesias » Transparent Negotiations

  • World Bank President Robert Zoellick said underinvesting in girls impedes development.

    World Bank, Nike Team Up For 'The Girl Effect' Initiative

  • Moreover, this conflict has come with a larger cost the Middle East, as it impedes partnerships that could bring greater security, prosperity, and empowerment to ordinary people.

    Text of President Obama's Address on Mideast, North Africa Issues

  • Moreover, this conflict has come with a larger cost the Middle East, as it impedes partnerships that could bring greater security, prosperity, and empowerment to ordinary people.

    Text of President Obama's Address on Mideast, North Africa Issues

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