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encumber Saltos de línea: en|cum¦ber
Pronunciación: /ɪnˈkʌmbə/

Definición de encumber en inglés:


[with object]
Restrict or impede (someone or something) in such a way that free action or movement is difficult: she was encumbered by her heavy skirts they had arrived encumbered with families
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Patients would enjoy a free choice of provider, and doctors and nurses would be freed from the massive bureaucracy that encumbers care and wastes money.
  • Delaying litigation can encumber our project should we forget that we also work for those we seek to protect.
  • It basically is a lawsuit that's filed that encumbers someone's basic right to free speech.


Middle English (in the sense 'cause trouble to, entangle'; formerly also as incumber): from Old French encombrer 'block up', from en- 'in' + combre 'river barrage'.

Palabras que riman con encumber

Columba, cumber, Humber, lumbar, lumber, number, outnumber, rumba, slumber, umber
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