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 cátedra
f
professorship …
Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

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 cátedra
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Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.