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Translation of "handicap" - English-Spanish dictionary

handicap

noun   /ˈhæn·dɪ·kæp/
something that is wrong with your mind or body permanently discapacidad a mental/physical handicap
something that makes it more difficult for you to do something impedimento Not having a car was a real handicap in the countryside.
verb   /ˈhæn·dɪ·kæp/ ( present participle handicapping, past tense and past participle handicapped)
to make something more difficult to do dificultar Rescue efforts have been handicapped by rough seas and strong winds.
(Definition of handicap from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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