妨 means 'disturb'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 2044   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-39    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 14 words   Used in 33 words   Used in 4 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   さまたげる to disturb, to hamper
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When things (illness, bad weather, or even self-sabotage) prevent us from meeting our aims, 妨 helps us express that! Learn to say, "The noise disturbed his sleep," "His arrogance stood in the way of success," "Heavy rain blocked their way," "The accident held up traffic," "Fog prevented planes from taking off," "He interrupted our conversation," and "This building obstructs the view."
⿰   woman; female   way  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 妨 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 妨 is used 24 times, read 2 ways.
ボウ : 21 words FIND ALL
disturbance; obstruction; hindrance; jamming; interference
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さまたげる : 3 words FIND ALL
obstruction; hindrance
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An additional one less common word includes 妨 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1808  Joy o' Kanji : 1808  Key to Kanji:

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ボウ   さまたげる to disturb, to hamper   
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ホウ   かた way, direction   
ジョ   ニョ   ニョウ   woman; female   おんな woman   め woman   
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