Definition of 'hinder'
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The crews found a makeshift stairwell between the first and second floor that further hindered rescue efforts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Did the two bright screens either side of the stage help or hinder? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Poor internet speeds hold businesses back and hinder social mobility. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But do they think their pre-match tactics helped or hindered their performance? The Sun (2016)The foreign affairs committee also accused the foreign office of hindering its investigation into the government report, whose findings were published last December. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A computer, a sofa and the all-important magnetic board with the names of the players who will help or hinder the health kick. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This head should be looking at ways to help rather than hinder. The Sun (2015)They may also be hindered by the requirement to preserve vistas. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Will their move help or hinder the situation? The Sun (2015)The location of a meeting can also help or hinder the cause. Christianity Today (2000)From the day they were first arrested they did their utmost to hinder investigations. The Sun (2012)And it said proper processes were further hindered by problems with computer systems. The Sun (2009)The periods of uncertainty were not the only factors to hinder his progress. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He was hindered by injury last year. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Regulators concerned with fairness ought to help rather than hinder the free flow of information. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Each alternative bears an important organizational cost which may hinder implementation. Refugees in the Age of Total War (1988)It could also hinder police from finding witnesses. The Sun (2011)The blinkers will not hinder his progress. The Sun (2008)Look and see if your thoughts are helping or hindering you. HABIT BUSTING: A 10-step plan that will change your life (2002)But this new imperative may hinder far more than help. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Progress is hindered by the lack of clinicians in managerial posts. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It might be said that the bod has both helped and hindered him. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Hopes for the textiles offshoot are further hindered thanks to the debt it is being asked to carry. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Yet it also hindered the drama. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Chief Rabbi watchers are hindered by the fact that the selection committee is sworn to secrecy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Many students and parents protested, saying the move hindered studies. The Sun (2006)It was the perfect comeback after so long on the sidelines following groin surgery and then a subsequent infection which further hindered his fitness. The Sun (2011)That would have hindered any formal investigation and it has meant this inquiry has had to rely purely on his memory which has proved to be lacking. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The court had previously been told that the News of the World had been seeking to help police and not hinder the investigation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There have been signs recently that he is back to somewhere near his best, progress that another INJURY could only hinder. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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British English: hinder VERB
If something hinders you, it makes it more difficult for you to do something or make progress.
Does the fact that your players are part-timers help or hinder you?
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