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Spanish translation of “handicap”

handicap

noun /ˈhӕndikӕp/
something that makes doing something more difficult
obstáculo, impedimento
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.
desventaja
a race, competition etc in which this happens.
handicap
(a form of) physical or mental disability
discapacidad (física); deficiencia (mental)
children with physical handicaps.
handicapped adjective
discapacitado; deficiente
He is physically handicapped and cannot walk a handicapped child.
(Definition of handicap from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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