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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (physically disabled)
a. disabled
Las esquirlas le dieron en el brazo y quedó impedido de por vida.The shrapnel hit his arm and he was left disabled for life.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (person with a physical disability)
a. disabled person
El impedido habló de la discriminación que había sufrido.The disabled person spoke about the discrimination he had suffered.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. disabled
estar impedido de un brazoto have the use of only one arm
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. disabled person
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impedidoa impedida
estar impedido para algo to be unfit for sth; me veo impedido para ayudar I am not in a position to help
disabled person
Muchos Ayuntamientos, en su dotación de mobiliario urbanístico, ignoran por completo la situación de los impedidos físicos tantos hermanos nuestros, enfermos, impedidos,ancianos
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