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Engelsk navneord: handicap

1. handicap (om tilstand) the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningReading disability.
Hearing impairment.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)disability, disablement, impairment


Mindre specifikke termersoftness, unfitness


Mere specifikke termeramputation, anorgasmia, astasia, bandy leg, bandy legs, bandyleg, bow leg, bow leg, bow legs, bowleg, descensus, disability of walking, disintegration, dysomia, dysphasia, genu valgum, genu varum, hearing disorder, hearing impairment, hypesthesia, hypoesthesia, knock-knee, pigeon toes, prolapse, prolapsus, tibia valga, tibia vara, vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment

2. handicap (om egenskab) advantage given to a competitor to equalize chances of winning


Mindre specifikke termeradvantage, vantage


Mere specifikke termerpenalty, scratch

3. handicap (om erkendelse) something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)balk, baulk, check, deterrent, hinderance, hindrance, impediment


Mindre specifikke termerdifficulty


Mere specifikke termeralbatross, bind, diriment impediment, drag, millstone, obstacle, obstruction, straitjacket


Engelsk udsagnsord: handicap

1. handicap (i anatomi) injure permanently


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was disabled in a car accident.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)disable, incapacitate, invalid


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerinjure, wound


Mere specifikke termerhock

2. handicap (om konkurrence) attempt to forecast the winner (especially in a horse race) and assign odds for or against a contestant


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbias

3. handicap (om konkurrence) put at a disadvantage


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe brace I have to wear is hindering my movements.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hamper, hinder


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerdisadvantage, disfavor, disfavour









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