- v.阻碍，妨碍，阻止( impede的过去式和过去分词 );
Work on the building was impeded by severe weather.
He was impeded in his work.
The deep snow impeded travel.
The troops were impeded by the muddy road.
There was a bit of a kerfuffle during the race when a dog impeded the leading runners.
The attempt to rescue the climbers was impeded by bad weather.
Memory, in point of fact, is impeded by the body.
Temporay supports would have impeded navigation in the channel.
Both humification and decomposition are impeded.
The rescue attempt was impeded by bad weather.
She only thought the marriage was impeded for want of money and position.
We blamed our impeded progress on lack of money.
Fourth, is educated the power the relief to be impeded.
We are impeded by the heaviness and slowness of our vessel.
In AUC, students are not impeded by the traditional boundaries between disciplines.
1. made difficult or slow;
"we blamed our impeded progress on lack of money"