There are 2 translations of handicap in Spanish:

handicap1

Pronunciation: /ˈhændɪkæp/

n

  • 1 1.1 (disability) physical handicap discapacidad (f) física mental handicap discapacidad (f) psíquica 1.2 (disadvantage) desventaja (f)
  • 2 [Sport] 2.1 (in golf, polo) hándicap (m); (penalty) desventaja (f) to win on handicap imponerse* en tiempo corregido 2.2 (event) hándicap (m)

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Word of the day órbita
f
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Cultural fact of the day

The LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación) is a Spanish reform of 2006 which established four stages of pre-university education: non-compulsory educación infantil, from birth to six years; compulsory primary education, Primaria, from six to twelve; compulsory secondary education, ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria, from twelve to sixteen; and either two years of Bachillerato, leading to university entrance, or two years of Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Medio, vocational training that can lead to Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Superior. The LOE superseded the LOGSE Ley Orgánica de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo of 1990. The major change was a reduction in humanities subjects in the curriculum, while citizenship classes Educación para la Ciudadanía were introduced. The latter have been controversial in some quarters.

There are 2 translations of handicap in Spanish:

handicap2

vt (-pp-)

  • 1 (hamper) [person/chances] perjudicar* they were very much handicapped by a lack of training la falta de capacitación los perjudicaba mucho or los colocaba en una situación de clara desventaja
  • 2 [Sport] 2.1 [person/horse] asignar un hándicap or una desventaja a 2.2 (AmE) [contestant] evaluar* las posibilidades de

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Word of the day órbita
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Cultural fact of the day

The LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación) is a Spanish reform of 2006 which established four stages of pre-university education: non-compulsory educación infantil, from birth to six years; compulsory primary education, Primaria, from six to twelve; compulsory secondary education, ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria, from twelve to sixteen; and either two years of Bachillerato, leading to university entrance, or two years of Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Medio, vocational training that can lead to Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Superior. The LOE superseded the LOGSE Ley Orgánica de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo of 1990. The major change was a reduction in humanities subjects in the curriculum, while citizenship classes Educación para la Ciudadanía were introduced. The latter have been controversial in some quarters.