Translation of handicap in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (disadvantage)Example sentences1.2 [often offensive] (disability) See examples:physical handicap
discapacidad (feminine) físicaExample sentences
- 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) 2.1 (in golf, polo)hándicap (masculine)(penalty)to win on handicap2.2 (event)imponerse en tiempo corregidohándicap (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 -pp-
- 1 (hamper)(person/chances)they were very much handicapped by a lack of trainingla falta de capacitación los perjudicaba mucho or los colocaba en una situación de clara desventajaExample sentences
- 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) 2.1(person/horse)2.2asignar un hándicap or una desventaja a(American English) (contestant)evaluar las posibilidades deExample sentences
- 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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