Town cops SHOW their badges to impede criminals.
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Hinder - but could also be translated as 'take a toll on', as in, "The problems at work hindered his sleep." 'The excessive drinking took a toll on her health.'
2 meanings. 1= a disability, like a handicapped person . 2= an obstacle like some shit in the road.
a breakdown or malfunction
safeguards or security, like at the airport. It also can refer to a deposit - a promise to pay money if you damage something.