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Past participle ofchallenge. There are other translations for this conjugation.


An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (disabled)
a. discapacitado
Our school supports children who are challenged so they can have equal opportunities.Nuestra escuela apoya a los niños discapacitados para que puedan tener igualdad de oportunidades.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Martha has become increasingly physically challenged as a result of Parkinson's disease.Martha tiene cada vez más dificultades físicas como resultado del mal de Parkinson.
You need to speak more slowly around Steve. He's a bit mentally challenged.Debes hablar más despacio con Steve, tiene una pequeña deficiencia mental.
2. (lacking)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Homer is so ethically challenged that it is only a matter of time before he gets impeached.Homer carece tanto de ética que es solo cuestión de tiempo que lo sometan al proceso de destitución.
Ron wanted to play basketball, but he didn't make the team because he was vertically challenged.Ron quería jugar al baloncesto, pero no fue aceptado en el equipo porque le faltaba estatura.
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-challenged [ˈtʃælɪndʒd]
(ending in compounds) especially
vertically-challenged no muy alto
...terms like "vertically-challenged" — meaning short
intellectually-challenged no muy listo
She ran off with intellectually challenged ski instructor
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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