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disability

noun
     
Related topics: Illness and Disability
dis‧a‧bil‧i‧ty plural disabilities
1 [countable]MI a physical or mental condition that makes it difficult for someone to use a part of their body properly, or to learn normally
with a disability
Public places are becoming more accessible to people with disabilities.
learning/physical/mental etc disability
children with severe learning disabilities
2 [uncountable]MI when you have a physical or mental disability:
learning to cope with disability
3 [uncountable] American English money that is given by the government to people who have physical disabilities
on disability
Evans lives on disability because of an accident that left her paralyzed.

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