Translation of "handicap" - English-Arabic dictionary


noun uk /ˈhæn·dɪ·kæp/ us /ˈhæn·diˌkæp/

something that is wrong with your mind or body permanently

a mental/physical handicap

something that makes it more difficult for you to do something

Not having a car was a real handicap in the countryside.
verb uk /ˈhæn·dɪ·kæp/ /ˈhæn·diˌkæp/ present participle handicapping, past tense and past participle handicapped

to make something more difficult to do

Rescue efforts have been handicapped by rough seas and strong winds.

(Translation of “handicap” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)