impedir

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin impedīre, present active infinitive of impediō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /impeˈdiɾ/, [ĩmpeˈðiɾ]

Verb[edit]

impedir (first-person singular present impedeixo, past participle impedit)

  1. to impede, block, get in the way

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin impedīre, present active infinitive of impediō. Cf. the related empecer.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

impedir (first-person singular present indicative impeço, past participle impedido)

  1. to prevent
  2. to impede, stop
  3. to hinder, block

Conjugation[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin impedīre, present active infinitive of impediō. Cf. the related empecer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /impeˈdiɾ/, [ĩmpeˈðiɾ]

Verb[edit]

impedir (first-person singular present impido, first-person singular preterite impedí, past participle impedido)

  1. to impede, hinder
    Synonym: estorbar

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: e weakens to i in certain conjugations.

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