hindrance

hindrance(
hihn
-
drihns
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (general)
a. el obstáculo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Their intransigent attitude was a hindrance to progress in the negotiations.Su intransigente actitud supuso un obstáculo para el progreso de las negociaciones.
b. el impedimento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
She found that having a degree seemed to be more of a hindrance than a help in getting a job.Resultó que ser licenciada era más un impedimento que una ayuda a la hora de buscar trabajo.
c. el estorbo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A long skirt is a hindrance when riding a bike.Una falda larga es un estorbo cuando se anda en bicicleta.
d. la traba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The building company considers these rules and regulations a hindrance to the development of the area.La empresa constructora considera que estas normas y reglamentos son una traba para el desarrollo urbanístico de la zona.
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hindrance
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (person)
a. el estorbo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (thing)
a. la impedimento m, traba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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hindrance [ˈhɪndrəns]
noun
(obstacle) obstáculo (m);to para; (disturbance) estorbo (m); (problem) impedimento (m)
to be a hindrance to sb/sth ser un estorbo para algn/algo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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