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

 set back

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 set back
      v 1: hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam" [syn: postpone,
            prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve,
            defer, remit, put off]
      2: slow down the progress of; hinder; "His late start set him
      3: cost a certain amount; "My daughter's wedding set me back
         $20,000" [syn: knock back, put back]