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Noun
An obstacle, delay, or disadvantage
“The decision will be seen as a serious setback to the team's hopes of progressing to the Euro 2004 finals in Portugal.”
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An unfortunate condition or event
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An unexpected or hidden obstacle or drawback
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A condition of extreme adversity
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The act of retarding or delaying
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A deterioration in someone's state of health after a temporary improvement
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The act or an instance of dissuading
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The prevention of the progress, success, or fulfillment of something
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An amount that has to be paid or spent to buy or obtain something
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The state of being vanquished
Idiom
Series of trials
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