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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 en·cum·brance /ɪnˈkʌmbrən(t)s/
 阻礙,妨害物,累贅

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·cum·brance n.
 1. That which encumbers; a burden which impedes action, or renders it difficult and laborious; a clog; an impediment. See Incumbrance.
 2. Law Same as Incumbrance.
 Syn: -- Burden; clog; impediment; check; hindrance.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·cum·brance n.  [Written also encumbrance.]
 1. A burdensome and troublesome load; anything that impedes motion or action, or renders it difficult or laborious; clog; impediment; hindrance; check.
 2. Law A burden or charge upon property; a claim or lien upon an estate, which may diminish its value.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 encumbrance
      n 1: an onerous or difficult concern; "the burden of
           responsibility"; "that's a load off my mind" [syn: burden,
            load, incumbrance, onus]
      2: a charge against property (as a lien or mortgage) [syn: incumbrance]
      3: any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome [syn: hindrance,
          hitch, preventive, preventative, incumbrance, interference]