Definition of 'wheelchair'
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You can hire special beach wheelchairs in the summer so you can get out on the sand. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was introduced to wheelchair basketball, which again provided an unexpected pleasure. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As a wheelchair user, in some places you just get stared at. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Wheelchair rugby is the only Paralympic sport to have lost its funding completely. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Because she is disabled and uses a wheelchair, many people found it difficult to talk to her. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But there was no double celebration as the wheelchair racer lacked speed in the T54 400 metres. The Sun (2016)This, for example, could be used by wheelchair users who cannot access their vehicles when other vehicles park too close. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I had to use a wheelchair as I was so unwell. The Sun (2017)She wears leg braces and uses wheelchairs and crutches. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was also a good swimmer and very good at wheelchair basketball. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Now he is learning how to play wheelchair rugby. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The key aspect of wheelchair table tennis is direction. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some of its branches still do not have wheelchair access. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The wheelchair racer admits being disappointed at how he still has to struggle to make ends meet. The Sun (2013)Thus some wheelchair users say simply that they will refuse an opportunity to walk again. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She knows how to climb up on my wheelchair and use me to get to things. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But wheelchair basketball can be exciting to watch. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The team use a wheelchair to get him to the ambulance. The Sun (2008)Disability groups have expressed concern that wheelchair users could be overlooked by cyclists or motorists. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Many people still need to seek charitable help to get a suitable wheelchair. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It will also host the handball final and semifinals, wheelchair rugby and wheelchair basketball. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In team sports such as wheelchair rugby and wheelchair basketball, your classification gives you points. The Sun (2011)As you say, the specially equipped cubicle has been installed to ensure that wheelchair users have access to lavatories. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The buses had wheelchair access. The Sun (2008)Mum now has a special lightweight wheelchair that I can lift in and out. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The wheelchair racer bagged his second gold of the Games in the 5,000 metres. The Sun (2012)Being the world's top wheelchair racer hasn't made him rich. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And the bedrooms are as much like home as possible, with special adaptations for wheelchair users and those who have lost arms or suffered sight loss. The Sun (2013)Disabled since the age of eight when surgery on her spinal cord went wrong, she turned to wheelchair basketball and tennis as part of her rehabilitation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'wheelchair'
British English: wheelchair /ˈwiːlˌtʃɛə/ NOUN
A wheelchair is a chair with wheels that sick or disabled people use in order to move about.
- American English: wheelchair
- Arabic: كُرْسِيٌّ بِعَجَلَات
- Brazilian Portuguese: cadeira de rodas
- Chinese: 轮椅
- Croatian: invalidska kolica
- Czech: invalidní vozík
- Danish: rullestol
- Dutch: rolstoel
- European Spanish: silla de ruedas
- Finnish: pyörätuoli
- French: chaise roulante
- German: Rollstuhl
- Greek: αναπηρικό καροτσάκι
- Italian: carrozzella
- Japanese: 車椅子
- Korean: 휠체어
- Norwegian: rullestol
- Polish: wózek inwalidzki
- European Portuguese: cadeira de rodas
- Romanian: scaun pe rotile
- Russian: инвалидная коляска
- Spanish: silla de ruedas
- Swedish: rullstol
- Thai: เก้าอี้เข็นสำหรับคนป่วยหรือคนพิการ
- Turkish: tekerlekli sandalye
- Ukrainian: інвалідний візок
- Vietnamese: xe lăn
Definition of wheelchair from the Collins English Dictionary
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