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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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Within the context of the current study, individuals who habitually use a thinking style that maintains the status quo (e.g., a local and/or conservative thinking style) and also report themselves as preferring external support to process information, generate possibilities and set goals (e.g., a Sensing Perceiving personality temperament), could be utilising an impedimentary job-seeking style, which may act as a barrier to employment access.
This impedimentary chain of events opens with the heroes' slow journey to their unit.
In order to preserve the competitiveness of its national broadcasters, Member States must exempt national broadcasters from impedimentary regulations.