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handicap

noun /ˈhӕndikӕp/
something that makes doing something more difficult
handicap
The loss of a finger would be a handicap for a pianist.
(in a race, competition etc) a disadvantage of some sort (eg having to run a greater distance in a race) given to the best competitors so that others have a better chance of winning.
désavantage
a race, competition etc in which this happens.
handicap
(a form of) physical or mental disability
anomalie
children with physical handicaps.
handicapped adjective
handicapé
He is physically handicapped and cannot walk a handicapped child.
(Definition of handicap from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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