Definition of 'disabled'
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The delays gave a window to vent the unhelpful attitudes disabled people experience. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is unacceptable that disabled people who want to work struggle to find the opportunity to do so. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was also heard she needed to care for her ten-year-old disabled son. The Sun (2016)It is not a problem for disabled people alone, but for the ageing population as well. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The companies that house and treat elderly, infirm and disabled people are fleeing the sector after suffering heavy losses. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are some strong statistics backing up the case for employing disabled people. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We will fund a scheme to provide free bus transport for the elderly and disabled. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She was the primary carer for her disabled son. Times, Sunday Times (2006)All of us are disabled in some way. Christianity Today (2000)Their legacy should be to improve the lot of disabled people more widely. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Pregnant mums and carers of disabled or elderly people can have it too. The Sun (2015)Especially reading emails from people who are injured or when one of their loved ones is disabled. The Sun (2009)So what needs to be done to improve the employment prospects of disabled people? Times, Sunday Times (2007)And just one in six disabled participants had found a role. The Sun (2013)This leaves hundreds of thousands of elderly and disabled people at risk of being exploited by expensive agencies and cowboys. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He also to arrange visits by the disabled son of a prisoner who was depressed after six months without family visits. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The bigger challenge is to transform the way disabled people are viewed, valued and included in society. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Struggling to support his wife and disabled teenage son, he has taken a second job at a car wash. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Drama about a mother who moves her family across America to ensure her disabled son lives as normal a life as possible. The Sun (2009)
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Translations for 'disabled'
British English: disabled /dɪˈseɪbld/ ADJECTIVE
Someone who is disabled has an illness, injury, or condition that tends to restrict the way that they can live their life, especially by making it difficult for them to move about.
...practical problems encountered by disabled people in the workplace.
- American English: disabled
- Arabic: عاجِز
- Brazilian Portuguese: deficiente
- Chinese: 残障的
- Croatian: invalid
- Czech: postižený
- Danish: handicappet
- Dutch: invalide
- European Spanish: discapacitado
- Finnish: vammainen
- French: handicapé
- German: behindert
- Greek: ανάπηρος
- Italian: disabile
- Japanese: 身体障害のある
- Korean: 장애가 있는
- Norwegian: funksjonshemmet
- Polish: niepełnosprawny
- European Portuguese: deficiente
- Romanian: handicapat
- Russian: недееспособный
- Spanish: discapacitado
- Swedish: funktionshindrad
- Thai: พิการ
- Turkish: özürlü
- Ukrainian: скалічений
- Vietnamese: tàn tật
British English: disabled /dɪˈseɪbld/ NOUN
People who are disabled are sometimes referred to as the disabled.
There are toilet facilities for the disabled.
- American English: disabled
- Arabic: مُعَاق
- Brazilian Portuguese: deficientes
- Chinese: 残疾人
- Croatian: osobe s invaliditetom
- Czech: postižení
- Danish: handicappet
- Dutch: gehandicapten
- European Spanish: discapacitados
- Finnish: vammaiset
- French: handicapés
- German: Behinderte
- Greek: άτομα με αναπηρία
- Italian: disabili
- Japanese: 身体障害者
- Korean: 장애인
- Norwegian: de funksjonshemmede
- Polish: niepełnosprawni
- European Portuguese: deficientes
- Romanian: persoană cu deficiențe
- Russian: инвалиды
- Spanish: minusválidos
- Swedish: funktionshindrade
- Thai: คนพิการ
- Turkish: özürlüler
- Ukrainian: інвалід
- Vietnamese: người tàn tật
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