Handicapped meaning

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Having a physical or mental disability; disabled.
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Intended for people who have a disability.

A handicapped parking space.

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Physically or mentally disabled.

A pool equipped for handicapped swimmers.

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Intended for people who have a disability.

A handicapped parking space.

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People who have a disability considered as a group. Often used with the. Although handicapped is widely used in both law and everyday speech to refer to people having physical or mental disabilities, those described by the word tend to prefer the expressions disabled or people with disabilities.
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Simple past tense and past participle of handicap.
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Having a handicap.
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(derogatory) Limited by an impediment of some kind.
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(India) A disabled person.
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Physically or mentally disabled.

A pool equipped for handicapped swimmers.

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People who have a disability considered as a group. Often used with the.
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Having handicaps assigned to contestants.
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the handicapped
  • those who are physically or mentally disabled
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the handicapped