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wheelchair

noun [C] uk   /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.
Translations of “wheelchair”
in Korean 휠체어…
in Arabic كُرْسي مُتَحَرِّك…
in Portuguese cadeira de rodas…
in Catalan cadira de rodes…
in Japanese 車いす…
in Italian sedia a rotelle…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輪椅…
in Russian инвалидная коляска…
in Turkish tekerlekli sandalye…
in Chinese (Simplified) 轮椅…
in Polish wózek inwalidzki…
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