handicap


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Synonyms for handicap

Synonyms for handicap

a factor conducive to superiority and success

an unfavorable condition, circumstance, or characteristic

Synonyms for handicap

advantage given to a competitor to equalize chances of winning

injure permanently

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

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put at a disadvantage

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Exact Handicaps: In |Ireland lowest exact handicap is now restricted to 1.
55pm Ladbrokes "Bet In Play" Handicap (Rated 50-70) of 2m.
Style points: After Gomez and Harvard Avenue made up 10 lengths in the stretch and rallied from last to win the El Conejo Handicap at Santa Anita on Monday, trainer Doug O'Neill compared Gomez to the local Hall of Famer best remembered for come-from-behind rides.
July 30: Junior Open Individual Medal Gross and Net Prizes Handicap limit: 24 Entrance fee: pounds 7.
The Voice Symptom Scale (VoiSS) and the Vocal Handicap Index (VHI): A comparison of structure and content.
Counselors are encouraged to assess how vocational handicaps secondary to a disabling problem can affect a client over his or her "worklife" and to adopt a life-span approach to career decision making of people with disabilities.
Davis, the Magel court defined an "otherwise qualified" person as "one who is able to meet all of a program's requirements in spite of his handicap.
The courts have unanimously held that if the misbehavior is a manifestation of the handicapping condition (that is, the handicap significantly impairs the student's ability to control his or her behavior), the student cannot be expelled.
2pm Entrance fee: pounds 36 including buffet Handicap limit: Gents 20 Ladies 30
13] Awareness of the importance of hearing disability and handicap led to the development of various self-report instruments, [14,15] which have been used extensively in the evaluation of hearing aids and in aural rehabilitation.
Furthermore, the ever-evolving conceptualization of the terms of impairment, disability and handicap, and their relationship to functional limitations and functional capacities (i.
The rate of major neurodevelopmental handicap in the surfactant group is noticeably higher than that in either the control group or the nursery population in general," the researchers report, noting five children with major handicaps in the surfactant group compared with two in the control group.
OTCBB:GOJO), a leading developer of application publishing and Web-enabling solutions, today announced that Nobel Peace Prize winner Handicap International has deployed the company's GO-Global server-centric computing solution.
THE result of this year's Fred Winter Handicap Hurdle, in which three of the first four had barely been seen previously in Britain or Ireland, could prompt a change to the qualification conditions for the Cheltenham handicaps, writes Graham Dench.
Lava Man, the 2005 Hollywood Gold Cup winner who is unbeaten in three starts this year, will meet defending champion Sweet Return in Saturday's $300,000 Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap at Hollywood Park.