how to pronounce hindrance


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the above transcription of hindrance is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

hindrance is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of hindrance in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… was that a help or hindrance in writing …”

meanings of hindrance


  1. Something which hinders: something that holds back or causes problems with something else.
  2. The state or act of hindering something.

hindrance frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hindrance occurs in english on average 1.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics hindrance can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that hindrance can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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