Translation of crutch in Spanish:

crutch

Pronunciation: /krʌtʃ/

n

  • 1 1.1 (walking aid) muleta (f) to be/walk on crutches andar* con muletas 1.2 (support) muleta (f), apoyo (m)
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    • It's difficult to understand why so many crutches, white sticks and wheelchairs remain unclaimed.
    • The workers here carry walking sticks, use crutches, or get around in wheelchairs.
    • There were people in wheel chairs, people with walking sticks and crutches and people with guide dogs.
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    • I look at my spiritual practice as a way to engage and learn from life, not simply a crutch to help make it through.
    • I see anti-depressants as a crutch which will help me to get better, not the thing that will make me better.
    • You touch on it briefly in your post but I think it is important to take note that there is a difference between protecting yourself and creating a crutch to avoid dealing with difficulties.
  • 2 (BrE) crotch

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