Translation of "handicap" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈhæn.dɪ.kæp/ us /ˈhæn.dɪ.kæp/

handicap noun (CONDITION)

[ C or U ] old-fashioned a condition in which part of your body or mind has been permanently damaged or does not work normally. This word is now considered offensive by many people, who prefer the word disability.

a physical handicap 身体残疾
In cases of severe mental handicap, constant supervision is recommended. 对于严重的智障病人,建议进行不间断的监护。

handicap noun (DIFFICULTY)

[ C ] something that makes it difficult for you to do something

I found that not having a car was quite a handicap while on holiday. 我发现在这个国家没有汽车非常不方便。

handicap noun (COMPETITION)

[ C ] a disadvantage given to a person taking part in a game or competition in order to reduce their chances of winning, or a sports event in which such disadvantages are given

Handicaps give people with different abilities an equal chance of winning. 让步赛给具有不同能力的人同等的获胜机会。
My current golf handicap is nine. 我现在的高尔夫让分是9杆。

handicapverb [ T ]

uk /ˈhæn.dɪ.kæp/ us /ˈhæn.dɪ.kæp/ -pp-

to make something more difficult to do

Rescue efforts have been handicapped by rough seas and hurricane-force winds. 救援工作受到了大浪和飓风的阻碍。

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