Definition of "impediment"
  1. An obstacle or hurdle that hinders a process, or inhibits the exercise of a power or right
How to use "impediment" in a sentence
  1. The lack of witnesses present at the time of the incident was an impediment to the case's progress.
  2. John's absence was an impediment, causing delays in the contract signing process.
  3. The lack of supporting evidence is a notable impediment to the enforcement of the law.

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