how to pronounce impediment


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The above transcription of impediment 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.

impediment is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of impediment in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… that is plainly an impediment on your …”

meanings of impediment


  1. Baggage, especially that of an army; impedimenta.
  2. A hindrance; that which impedes or obstructs progress.
  3. A disability, especially one affecting the hearing or speech.

words that rhyme with impediment


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