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differently abled

adjective

Definition of differently abled

  1. :  disabled, challenged — compare abled



Examples of differently abled in a sentence

  1. <won a gold metal in the Paralympics, an international Olympic competition for the differently abled>



1981

First Known Use of differently abled

1981


Medical Dictionary

differently abled

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adjective dif·fer·ent·ly abled \ˈdif-ərnt-lē-ˈā-bəld, ˈdif-(ə-)rənt-\

Medical Definition of differently abled




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