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encumber

US [ɪnˈkʌmbər]
UK [ɪnˈkʌmbə(r)]
  • v.阻碍;妨碍;打搅;负债
  • Web拖累;妨害;作产权负担
Past Tense:encumbered  Present Participle:encumbering  Simple Present:encumbers  
encumber
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v.
1.
~ sb/sth (with sth)
妨碍;阻碍;拖累to make it difficult for sb to do sth or for sth to happen
The police operation was encumbered by crowds of reporters.
警方的行动被成群的记者所妨碍。
2.
~ sb/sth (with sth)
大(或重)得难以移动;使负担沉重to be large and/or heavy and make it difficult for sb to move
The frogmen were encumbered by their diving equipment.
沉重的潜水装备使蛙人行动困难。

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