crippled
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crippled(
krih
-
puhld
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(disabled)
a. lisiado
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
Some of the people going into the cathedral gave money to the crippled man sitting on the steps.Algunas personas que entraban a la catedral le dieron dinero al hombre lisiado que estaba sentado en las escaleras.
b. tullido
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
After his injury, the farmer gave the crippled farm hand work he could do sitting down.Después de su accidente, el granjero le dio al obrero tullido trabajo que podía hacer sentado.
c. inválido
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
The crippled boy wished he could be able to walk someday.El niño inválido deseaba poder caminar algún día.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(stopped)
a. paralizado
A crippled industry was the result of a long series of strikes.Una industria paralizada fue el resultado de una larga serie de huelgas.
b. estancado
The stimulus was intended to boost the crippled economy.El estímulo tenía por objeto impulsar la estancada economía..
3. (damaged)
a. averiado
Our flight was canceled because the plane's engine was crippled.Se canceló nuestro vuelo porque el motor del avión estaba averiado.
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crippled [ˈkrɪpld]
adjective
1 (maimed) tullido; lisiado; (disabled) minusválido
he is crippled with arthritis está paralizado por la artritis
2 [+plane, vehicle] averiado; [+factory] (after bomb etc) paralizado;
plural noun
the crippled (maimed) los tullidos; (disabled) los minusválidos
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