the disabled


: people who are disabled : people who have a disability
She's always been an effective spokesperson for the disabled.

Examples of the disabled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Qualifications provide payment for low earners, the disabled, the homeless and others suffering from housing insecurity. Emma Hall, Sacramento Bee, 9 May 2024 Woo, who opened the season on the disabled list, also is playing for just over the minimum. Jack Magruder, Forbes, 30 Mar. 2024 Certain registrations have been set aside for the disabled. Frederick Melo, Twin Cities, 1 Apr. 2024 Since his election, the pope has taken this ceremony out of Vatican territory and celebrated by washing the feet of prisoners, refugees and the disabled. Christopher Lamb, CNN, 28 Mar. 2024 The 35-year-old Paxton, who finished last season on the disabled list and pitched six games in the three previous seasons combined, has nothing left. Dylan Hernández, Los Angeles Times, 31 Jan. 2024 The plane crew reached the disabled vessel at 4:45 a.m. Monday and established communication with the 20-year-old and 24-year-old males on board. Stephen Sorace, Fox News, 5 Mar. 2024 Indeed, employment rates for the disabled and other groups that need flexibility have also reached new heights. TIME, 1 Mar. 2024 The owner of the account is the disabled child and income earned by the account is not taxable. Winnie Sun, Forbes, 29 Feb. 2024

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“The disabled.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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