English translation of 'impedir'
1. to obstruct
2. (estrada, passagem, tráfego) to block
3. (movimento, execução, progresso) to impede
impedir alguém de fazer algo to prevent sb from doing sth; (proibir) to forbid sb to do sth
impedir (que aconteça) algo to prevent sth (happening)
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'impedir' in Other Languages
British English: impede VERB
If you impede someone or something, you make their movement, development, or progress difficult.
Fallen rock is impeding the progress of rescue workers.
Translation of impedir from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary