Definition of 'amputee'
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Then there was the year he chose a double amputee as one of his models. The Sun (2010)He also happens to be a double amputee who lost his legs to frostbite. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The people he helps range from triple amputees to cancer sufferers. The Sun (2013)He was the first triple amputee to take it on. The Sun (2013)Another is now a triple amputee. The Sun (2010)It capped what has been an incredible year for the 24-year-old double amputee. The Sun (2012)For weeks nurses tried to persuade him to overcome his reluctance to use a wheelchair and adapt to life as a double amputee. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In 2008 he became the first double amputee to run a marathon in under three hours. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And they plan to be the first amputees to reach the Pole. The Sun (2010)There are 12 surviving triple amputees. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In the research the hand was linked to the amputee's arm only by wire and actually lay on a nearby surface. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They will go down in history as the first team with amputees to reach the North Pole. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Next month they will attempt to become the first group including amputees to reach the North Pole unaided. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He added: 'I am in a room with another triple amputee and we have been talking about how we do things. The Sun (2009)How natural is it that a double amputee should be running times for the 400m which put him within half a second of Olympic qualification? Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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