Definition of impediment in English:

impediment

Syllabification: im·ped·i·ment
Pronunciation: /imˈpedəmənt
 
/

noun

Derivatives

impedimental

Pronunciation: /-ˌpedəˈmentl/
adjective

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin impedimentum, from impedire (see impede).

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