Translation of handicap in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (disadvantage) desventaja (feminine)Example sentences1.2 [often offensive] (disability) physical handicap discapacidad (feminine) física
- Battling against painful odds to remain in the game the little genius still plays off a scratch handicap hoping to comeback to competitive golf.
- He plays off a golf handicap of 14, and is an avid GAA, soccer and rugby follower.
- We are also affiliated to the Lancashire Union of Golf Clubs so handicaps can be obtained.
- Believed to be a handicap, this mental condition is often misunderstood and it is hoped that mainstream films like this one will draw public attention to it.
- Students requiring additional financial support may have severe behaviour and emotional difficulties, hearing or visual disabilities, autism or have multiple handicaps.
- Still, she suffers from severe mental and physical handicaps.
- 2 [Sport/Deporte] 2.1 (in golf, polo) hándicap (masculine); (penalty) desventaja (feminine) to win on handicap imponerse* en tiempo corregido 2.2 (event) hándicap (masculine)Example sentences
- Having broken his maiden tag at Ripon on his second outing, Guto was then beaten narrowly at Musselburgh before returning to Ripon to gain a gritty success in a nursery handicap.
- The eight-year-old fulfilled the promise of several creditable placed efforts with an overdue success in a valuable handicap at Hamilton last week.
- She followed a cantering success in a Roscommon handicap with a smooth victory in a conditions event at Leopardstown ten days ago.
- Golfers of various handicaps were asked to putt on the greens and choose the faster green.
- Under the U.S. Golf Association's ESC system, players with course handicaps of 9 or less can post no more than a double bogey on any hole.
- John Preddy was also in the frame when he again shot 38 points, maintaining his steady progress off his 32 handicap.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-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
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