Meaning of “wheelchair” in the English Dictionary

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"wheelchair" in British English

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wheelchairnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈwiːl.tʃeər/ us /ˈwiːl.tʃer/

(Definition of “wheelchair” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wheelchair" in American English

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wheelchairnoun [ C ]

us /ˈhwilˌtʃeər, ˈwil-, -ˌtʃær/

a chair on wheels that people who are unable to walk use for moving around

(Definition of “wheelchair” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)