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Now to see whether ViacomCBS is able to avoid the setbacks that have waylaid NBCUniversal’s Peacock and WarnerMedia’s HBO Max.
HOW THE FUTURE OF TV AND STREAMING HAS – AND HASN’T – BEEN RESHAPED SO FAR BY 2020TIM PETERSONSEPTEMBER 16, 2020DIGIDAY
To prevent another unpleasant and surprising setback, the commission also called for a whistleblower system.
A CRISPR BABY FUTURE? NEW REPORT OUTLINES PATH TO HUMAN GERMLINE EDITINGSHELLY FANSEPTEMBER 15, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Backing away from the deal would be a rare setback for Arnault, who built his empire through a string of acquisitions, amassing a conglomerate encompassing everything from Dior fashions to Dom Perignon Champagne.
TIFFANY SUES LVMH AFTER $16 BILLION DEAL COLLAPSESRACHEL KINGSEPTEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
The setback comes as a group of international scientists raised questions over a fast-moving vaccine from Russia, saying some results of a study appeared improbable.
SOME SCIENTISTS DOWNPLAY SIGNIFICANCE OF ASTRAZENECA’S COVID-19 VACCINE TRIAL HALTCLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERSEPTEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
Despite such setbacks, cryptocurrency veterans believe yield farming and DeFi are part of a massive and permanent expansion of their industry.
CRYPTO SOARS AGAIN AS TRADERS EMBRACE ‘DEFI’ AND ‘YIELD FARMING’—BUT SOME SEE ECHOES OF THE 2017 BUBBLEJEFFAUGUST 25, 2020FORTUNE
The coronavirus outbreak was just the latest setback, putting the larger re-build on hold.
INVESTORS RIDE THE BIG TECH RALLY EVEN AS COVID CASES AND UNEMPLOYMENT SPIKEBERNHARD WARNERAUGUST 21, 2020FORTUNE
Even past natural mass extinctions were only temporary setbacks that may have created even more opportunities for diversity in the long run.
EVOLUTION: WHY IT SEEMS TO HAVE A DIRECTION AND WHAT TO EXPECT NEXTMATTHEW WILLSJUNE 10, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Some Manchurian walnuts also got a setback with spring frosts, and some did not.
NORTHERN NUT GROWERS ASSOCIATION THIRTY-FOURTH ANNUAL REPORT 1943VARIOUS
He polled less than a third of the votes, and Sinn Fein received a serious setback.
THE EVOLUTION OF SINN FEINROBERT MITCHELL HENRY
"Look at her mouth—made for passion—and the very setback of her throat—" He threw his head back in Clara's defiant manner.
SONS AND LOVERSDAVID HERBERT LAWRENCE
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WORDS RELATED TO SETBACK

  • bug
  • defect
  • flaw
  • hitch
  • malfunction
  • misfire
  • mishap
  • problem
  • setback
  • snafu
  • snag
  • something wrong
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