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 lavado
m
wash …
Cultural fact of the day

In the River Plate region of Latin America the word copetín can mean an aperitif or light snack, or a social occasion at which these are consumed, generally before the evening meal.

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 lavado
m
wash …
Cultural fact of the day

In the River Plate region of Latin America the word copetín can mean an aperitif or light snack, or a social occasion at which these are consumed, generally before the evening meal.