Definition of "hindering" []

  • To be or get in the way of (someone or something); hamper (verb)
  • To prevent (verb)
  • Present participle of hinder. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hindering" in a sentence
  • "It can be argued, then, that economics plays a big role in hindering the sending of Brazilian cross-cultural missionaries."
  • "Even if we look at the situation selfishly, we will see that Britain's sterling balance situation is a big factor in hindering a return to convertibility of dollars and sterling, which is affecting us very directly."
  • "Whether it be efficacious in hindering crime or not, this penal code is undoubtedly made for a very limited class of individuals; namely, criminals."