hinder-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: prevent the progress or success of

What problems have hindered the development of democracy in Haiti?
The FAA has hindered the development of airline safety because of
its policy of safety.
Facebook hinders the art of flirting.
Do drugs hinder the creative power of the mind?

VerbNet: forbid-67-1
FrameNet: Hindering
PropBank: hinder.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3