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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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"The marriage cannot go on: I declare the existence of an impediment."
"I am in a condition to prove my allegation: an insuperable impediment to this marriage exists."
When on the march, he always lagged behind the rest, leaving to them the task of breaking a way through all difficulties and impediments, and leisurely and lazily jogging along the track, which they had beaten through the snow.
THE chairman of the Senate's Senate Committee on Energy said at the weekend there is no longer any 'legal impediment' to explore oil and gas deposits following the recent resolution of the $1.1-B Malampaya Tax Arbitration Case in Singapore.
The consultative meetings with leaders of the corporate world were aimed at identifying systematic bottlenecks and regulatory anomalies that stakeholders feel are an impediment to the ease of doing business.
'However, there is another legal impediment, which is Section 9 of the Parliamentary Rights and Privileges Act, whereby it expressly prohibits any reports of the committee or evidence adduced in the committee to be made public, prior to the reports being made,' the Ipoh Barat MP added.
Representatives of the Taliban informed ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad that the presence of foreign forces in the country was the biggest impediment to achieving sustainable peace in Afghanistan.
"There is no legal impediment now to implement Proclamation No.
'There is no legal impediment but the President has previously decided that he will await the action of the Regional Trial Court but I do not want to preempt the President on whatever position he may have now.
They mentioned paperwork accompanied by the filling of endless forms as one such impediment.
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.