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hamper
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hamper /'hæmpə/
  • danh từ
    • cái hòm mây (để đựng thức ăn)
    • thức (ăn, uống) đựng trong hòm mây
    • (hàng hải) đồ trang bị cồng kềnh
    • ngoại động từ
      • làm vướng (sự cử động của ai...)
      • (nghĩa bóng) cản trở, ngăn trở
    Concise Dictionary
    hampers|hampered|hampering'hæmpə(r)
    noun
    +a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
    +a basket usually with a cover
    verb
    +prevent the progress or free movement of
    +put at a disadvantage

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    v.
    slow, balk or baulk, delay, hold up, retard, inhibit, encumber, hinder, obstruct, block, impede, prevent, interfere with, frustrate, restrict, curb, limit, handicap, restrain, trammel, bar, barricade, shackle, clog, curtail, lessen, reduce, diminish:
    Ice floes hampered their further progress.
    n.
    basket, pannier, creel, Brit punnet; hanaper, Dialectal skep:
    A hamper arrived from Fortnum's, packed full of delicacies such as foie gras and peaches in brandy.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb [VN] [often passive] (written) to prevent sb from easily doing or achieving sth
    Synonym: HINDER
    Our efforts were severely hampered by a lack of money.
    + noun
    1 a large basket with a lid, especially one used to carry food in: a picnic hamper
    2 (especially BrE) a box or parcel containing food, sent as a gift: a Christmas hamper
    3 (AmE) a large basket that you keep your dirty clothes in until they are washed
    Collocation Dictionary
    verb

    ADV.

    badly, greatly, seriously, severely
    Rescue efforts were severely hampered by the bad weather.
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