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  Definition of encumbrance
  1. any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
  2. an onerous or difficult concern; "the burden of responsibility"; "that''s a load off my mind"
  3. a charge against property (as a lien or mortgage)
Similar Words: hindrance, hitch, preventive, preventative, incumbrance, interference, burden, load, onus

 

Hyponyms: clog, speed bump, dead weight, fardel, imposition, pill

 

Derivational Morphology: impede, hinder, charge, saddle, burden

 

 
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