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handicapped

hand·i·capped

handicapped

 
pronunciation:
haen di kaept
parts of speech:
adjective, plural noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having a physical or mental disability.
She became physically handicapped after her car accident.This software is designed to help mentally handicapped children learn to read.
definition 2: having been assigned a handicap in a race or contest.
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part of speech: plural noun
definition: those who have physical or mental disabilities (usu. prec. by the).
These parking spaces are reserved for the physically handicapped.