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Definition:

  1. [noun] the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"
    Synonyms: disability, disablement, impairment

  2. [noun] advantage given to a competitor to equalize chances of winning

  3. [noun] something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
    Synonyms: hindrance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check

  4. [verb] injure permanently; "He was disabled in a car accident"
    Synonyms: disable, invalid, incapacitate

  5. [verb] attempt to forecast the winner (especially in a horse race) and assign odds for or against a contestant

  6. [verb] put at a disadvantage; "The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements"
    Synonyms: hinder, hamper

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