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English definition of “wheelchair”

wheelchair

noun [C]     /ˈwiːl.tʃeər/ US  /-tʃer/
B1 a chair on wheels that people who are unable to walk use for moving around: He spent the last ten years of his life in a wheelchair after a fall that left him paralysed from the waist down. The building isn't designed very well from the point of view of wheelchair access.Handicap and the disabledVehicles in generalMedical dressings, supports and devices
(Definition of wheelchair noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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