Definition of let or hindrance in US English:

let or hindrance


  • Obstruction or impediment.

    ‘the passport opened frontiers to the traveler without let or hindrance’
    • ‘Whatever happened to being granted passage without let or hindrance?’
    • ‘The BBC board of governors had come under assault because it had sought to reassert ‘the right of the BBC to report British and international politics without let or hindrance from Downing Street,’ he continued.’
    • ‘The oil would continue to flow without let or hindrance - and it did.’
    • ‘He is a government spy who can move without let or hindrance between France and England.’
    • ‘Owners could continue to redeem their silver certificates without let or hindrance.’
    • ‘Each of these two ladies is entitled to come into England without let or hindrance provided that she is truly the wife of her husband.’
    • ‘The reality is, of course, that for every ‘bad apple’ who ended up in court, there were countless more going about their dread business without let or hindrance.’
    • ‘The law must take its course on this matter, without let or hindrance.’
    • ‘To live without let or hindrance would be life indeed.’
    • ‘A highway is a way over which there exists a public right of passage, that is to say a right for all Her Majesty's subjects at all seasons of the year freely and at their will to pass and repass without let or hindrance.’