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Definition of "impeded" []

  • To restrict or retard in action, progress, etc; hinder; obstruct (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of impede. (verb)

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Use "impeded" in a sentence
  • "A furious storm of rain impeded the promised advance of the army, but a statement received from the South announces that General Hooker had crossed the Rappahannock."
  • "Mr. Krongard was also said to have "impeded" a Justice Department probe into allegations of weapons smuggling by Blackwater Inc., the civilian contractor in Iraq."
  • "Zimbabwean officials after authorities "impeded" US diplomats 'attempts to meet with Meldrum on Thursday and Friday."