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impediment

Law an obstruction to the making of a contract, esp a contract of marriage by reason of closeness of blood or affinity
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I am in a condition to prove my allegation: an insuperable impediment to this marriage exists.
Darren Aldridge saw red after his speech impediment was apparently mocked by the housing officials.
Islamabad -- Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf Chairman Imran Khan said corruption rather than accountability is impediment on the way to development.
A TEENAGER with a stammer took a leaf out of singer Gareth Gates' book and has now conquered his speech impediment.
And people brought to him a deaf man who had a speech impediment and begged him to lay his hand on him.
11 -- The Supreme Court conveyed yesterday afternoon to Sri Lanka President its decision by a full Bench of its Judges on the referral by the President Mahinda Rajapaksa on whether there was any impediment for him to contest the Presidential election for a third time.
We then read through each of these 98 papers and systematically recorded all impediments to collaborative purchasing mentioned, noting the frequency with which impediments were found in the literature, and merging similar concepts together into one impediment.
JONATHAN Ross says all the mickey taking over Roy Hodgson's speech impediment is just a joke and should be taken in the spirit of fun it was intended.
But a tabloid attempt to poke fun at the speech impediment of the new England manager has been met with a storm of protest - after it was accused of being disrespectful to Roy Hodgson for a headline parodying his speech impediment.
For Foss, uncertainty over the future of the count's health care laws is a big impediment to hiring, according to the firm's chief operating officer, William Cummings.
Uncertainty is a growth impediment impacting 61 percent of small employers; only 25 percent say uncertainty does not impact them.
Because, she said, your child may have a speech impediment which together we will work to lose.