wheelchairwheel‧chair /ˈwiːltʃeə $ -tʃer/ ●●○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 MHa chair with wheels, used by people who cannot walkin a wheelchair 🔊 He’ll be in a wheelchair for the rest of his life. 🔊 Lynn has been confined to a wheelchair (=has had to use a wheelchair) for the last year. 🔊 special parking for wheelchair users
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wheelchair• One night a man showed up in a wheelchair.• Despite being restricted to a wheelchair he retains his cheerfulness and was always at Hove when Sussex played Warwickshire.• His wheelchair and other equipment, purchased from donations to the rehabcenter, cost $ 1,175.• Funds are also needed to provide wheelchairs and synthesizers.• He lolls back against the wheelchair.• He gingerly lifted himself out of the wheelchair.• Paul is handcuffed to the wheelchair.in a wheelchair• But being in a wheelchair doesn't stop them having fun - or falling for the leading man.• Some came in wheelchairs or on crutches.• Mr Taylor arrived at Heathrow in a wheelchair to be greeted by organisers and his girlfriend Veruschka Hoffman.• A dummy made of a divingsuit, sitting in a wheelchair and wrapped with cloth was stuck with safety pins.• Replace it with a picture of an elderly woman in a wheelchair desiring relief from chronicpain.