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Verb: encumber  en'kúm-bu(r) or in'kúm-bu(r)
  1. Restrict (someone or something) so as to make free movement difficult
    "His right to encumber the land, being a vested right, could not be taken away";
    - restrain, cumber [archaic]

Derived forms: encumbered, encumbering, encumbers

Type of: bound, confine, limit, restrict, throttle, trammel