speech impediment

speech impediment
speech impediment UK US noun [countable] [singular speech impediment plural speech impediments]
a difficulty in speaking caused by nervousness or by a physical problem
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  • impediment — UK [ɪmˈpedɪmənt] / US noun [countable] Word forms impediment : singular impediment plural impediments 1) formal something that makes it more difficult for someone to do something or more difficult for something to happen impediment to: The size… …   English dictionary

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