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handicapped
American English: /ˈhændiˌkæpt/
British English: /ˈhandɪkapt/

Translation of handicapped in Spanish:

adjective

  • [often offensive]
    [anticuado u ofensivo]
    mentally/physically handicapped
    discapacitado psíquico/físico
    he's visually handicapped
    su visión es parcial
    Example sentences
    • Being developmentally handicapped made Jared special, and raising Jared presented Marie and her family members with one challenge after another.
    • Some also grant that crossbow use during archery season would be acceptable if limited to physically handicapped shooters.
    • ‘We do work closely with groups of disabled people and handicapped people, and we welcome children from Branshaw special school, so we are doing our bit,’ he added.

plural noun

  • [often offensive]the handicapped
    las personas discapacitadas
    las personas con discapacidad

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