- v be a hindrance or obstacle to
- v block passage through
- In these and other enterprises, he sought innovative approaches and obtained a ground-level view of the complex issues that can impede great goals that are otherwise medically and .
- The question now is whether those numbers will impede the president's ability to achieve the transformative goals he set out for himself, particularly in the area of health care .
- Ordinary people, too, have motive to sell their gold jewelry during a recession, which should increase the supply of gold on the open market and impede a price hike.
- Max Mosley in Inside Track Motorsport News
I will not allow any of this to impede my commitment to the FIA,said Mosley, who has been president of FIA - an unpaid role - since 1993. "From information provided to me by an impeccable high-level source close to the UK police and...
- Major Michael Donnelly in Forbes
Donnelly said militant gunmen "are using civilians as protection and have no regard for the innocent. Currently there are berms (earthen barriers) placed to impede movement to/from the city by the militia group, who have fired on CF (Coalition...
- Charles Schumer in International Herald Tribune
Senator Schumer said that "Democrats will not obstruct or impede a nominee who we are confident will put the rule of law above political considerations."