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hindrance

noun
     
hin‧drance
1 [countable] something or someone that makes it difficult for you to do something
hindrance to
The floods have been a major hindrance to relief efforts.
A degree is more of a hindrance than a help in British industry.
2 [uncountable] formal the act of making it difficult for someone to do something:
Visitors are allowed to wander without hindrance.

➔ without let or hindrance

at let2 (2)

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