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handicap

Synonyms of handicap in English:

noun

  • 1 he was born with a significant visual handicap See disability
  • 2 this legislation is a handicap to the competitiveness of the industry
    [Antonyms] benefit, advantage
  • verb

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  • delivery of services has been handicapped by inadequate investment
    hamper, impede, hinder, impair, disadvantage, put at a disadvantage, hamstring, curtail;
    restrict, check, obstruct, block, curb, bridle, hold back, constrain, limit, encumber
    informal stymie
    North American informal bork
    literary trammel
    [Antonyms] help
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