There are 2 translations of handicap in Spanish:

handicap1

Pronunciation: /ˈhændɪkæp/

n

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

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Word of the day incansable
adj
tireless …
Cultural fact of the day

Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.

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
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    • But its development is being handicapped by bureaucracy.
    • This is clearly a measure of last resort and its application is handicapped by the postoperative development of bronchiolitis obliterans.
    • Cannabis use in young people remains a controversial area, and absence of good data has handicapped the development of rational public health policies.
  • 2 [Sport/Deporte] 2.1 [person/horse] asignar un hándicap or una desventaja a 2.2 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [contestant] evaluar* las posibilidades de
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    • And I think those people handicapped by the lack of a diploma can easily bypass this hurdle so long as the stress is placed more on a certificate than on real abilities.
    • In essence, his players were handicapped by their inexperience and a lack of awareness what was required to succeed at the highest level.
    • People don't realise how much tendinitis can handicap you throughout your time in the game.

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Word of the day incansable
adj
tireless …
Cultural fact of the day

Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.