Definition of 'stymie'
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It said that it had considered testing the fuels before but had been stymied by their lack of availability.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
These deficits, buybacks and cash takeovers have stymied the investment that the tax would supposedly encourage.Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He has yet to win a decisive victory against the London transport unions who have stymied his plans.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
BA had considered testing before but was stymied by the lack of availability of sufficient quantities of the new fuels.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
If the pastor stays longer than needed to accomplish the unique ministry, the church will feel stymied by a lack of leadership in other important areas.Christianity Today (2000) The Sun (2014)
Without a manager brave enough to blood young players in the first team, progress will be stymied, success limited.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It was forced to cancel the deal in August when the credit crunch stymied plans to raise 4 billion of debt funding for the venture.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Definition of stymie from the Collins English Dictionary