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the Paralympics

noun [plural] uk   /ˌpær.əˈlɪm.pɪks/  us   /ˌper-/ (also the Paralympic Games)
an international sports competition for people with physical disabilities, which happens every four years immediately after the Olympics
Paralympic
adjective [before noun] uk   us   /-pɪk/
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