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disabled

adjective
 
 
/dɪˈseɪbld/
B1 having an illness, injury, or condition that makes it difficult to do the things that other people do: They are demanding equal rights for the disabled.Handicap and the disabled
Translations of “disabled”
in Korean 장애의…
in Arabic مُعاق…
in Portuguese deficiente…
in Catalan discapacitat…
in Japanese 心身障害の…
in Italian disabile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 殘疾的,喪失能力的, 殘疾人士的, 殘疾人士用的…
in Russian нетрудоспособный…
in Turkish özürlü, sakat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 残疾的,丧失能力的, 残疾人的, 残疾人用的…
in Polish niepełnosprawny…
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