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Synonyms for impeding

preventing movement

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Arizona officials have criticised Bank of America Corp (NYSE: BAC) for impeding investigations into its loan-modification programmes.
CHAKWAL, July 23 -- A Judge of Lahore High Court Rawalpindi Bench Justice Saghir Ahmad Qadri on Wednesday issued stay orders impeding the holding of by-election in NA 61 Chakwal.
BEIRUT: President Michel Sleiman said over the weekend that taking advantage of Lebanon's system which is based on partnership and pluralism to preserve factional quotas in public administration is impeding the work of the state.
Sansone, stated, "We are pleased to have had the opportunity to use some of our available cash to reduce our long-term debt through this note repurchase, without impeding the Company's ability to pursue other capital investment alternatives.
In many states, including Colorado, US West is facing fines and other penalties both for failing to provide adequate service quality to its existing customers and for impeding competition.
However, the Fund's dividend will be closely monitored to insure that it is consistent with the current and potential earnings of the Fund while not impeding the integrity of the Fund.
The dispute, which was settled on March 25, 1999, had been impeding international standards-setting for the new technology, which can accommodate existing systems while providing a basis for advanced services.
Strong cash-earnings and return-on-equity ratios continue to allow us to provide our investors with tangible cash-returns while not impeding our ability to self-finance our growth
THE CBI on Tuesday backed the April 11, 2011 Supreme Court order restraining all other courts from entertaining petitions for staying or impeding the progress of the trial in the 2G scam case.
Released in January by the Hastings Center, the report calls for an overhaul that "adequately protects patients without impeding the kinds of data collection activities we need to improve health care quality, reduce disparities and bring down our rate of medical errors.
A MAN has been cleared of murdering his friend but convicted of impeding the prosecution after dumping his body.
According to Mr Jerbi, the meeting also discussed several issues related to development in the various delegations and obstacles impeding the realisation of large-scale projects which requires the combination of all stakeholders' efforts.
RIYADH, Nov 5 (KUNA) - - Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce and Industry Abdulmohsen Al-Madaj said here on Wednesday the GCC member states have made much headway in wiping out obstacles impeding joint trade and industrial cooperation.
The MP stressed that his bloc is with the approval of the budget and salary scale, blaming some sides for impeding people's law and rights just for politic reasons.
Summary: ALGIERS- The participants in the 2nd Symposium on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) on Tuesday here have called for supporting the use of this technology so as to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions, and deplored the obstacles impeding its global use.