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Dictionary definition for: Handicap

1. (n) the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability" "hearing impairment"

2. (v) injure permanently; "He was disabled in a car accident"

3. (n) advantage given to a competitor to equalize chances of winning

4. (v) attempt to forecast the winner (especially in a horse race) and assign odds for or against a contestant

5. (n) something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress

6. (v) put at a disadvantage; "The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements"

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