Translation of disability in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˌdɪsəˈbɪləti/

n (plural -ties)

  • 1 (state) uncountable/no numerable invalidez (f), discapacidad (f), minusvalía (f) (particular handicap) countable/numerable problema (masculine) she managed to overcome her disability consiguió superar su problema (before noun/delante del nombre) [pension/allowance] por invalidez
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    • It pays for equipment and holidays to help improve the lives of children with physical and mental disabilities in the York area.
    • It permitted specified doctors to put to death those suffering from grave mental or physical disabilities.
    • Recipients include community groups, nursing homes, and people with physical disabilities.
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    • The fact that the defendant is under a disability is, in the end, it seems to me, a neutral point.
    • It was necessary for him to show that he was under a disability on and from the date of the accident.
    • The Supreme Court said that the objective was to wipe out disabilities imposed by Hindu shastras.

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