inválidos
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Usage note
This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 4).
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A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
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 people)
a. disabled (plural)
Los inválidos reciben una pensión por no poder trabajar.The disabled draw a pension for not being able to work.
inválido
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (not valid)
a. invalid
El contrato es inválido porque no está firmado por el empleado.The contract is invalid because it does not have the employee's signature.
b. null and void
El matrimonio se declaró inválido porque se demostró que era de conveniencia.The marriage was declared null and void because it was proved to be a marriage of convenience.
3.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
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)
(having a disability)
a. disabled
La rehabilitación fue ineficaz para el paciente inválido.Rehabilitation was ineffective for the disabled patient.
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).
4.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
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)
(person with a disability)
a. disabled person
Un inválido no puede subir porque no hay rampas ni elevadores en el edificio.A disabled person can't go up because there are no ramps or elevators in the building.
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inválido
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (medicine)
a. disabled
2. (law)
a. invalid
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (general)
a. invalid, disabled person
los inválidosthe disabled
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inválidoa inválida
adjective
1 (Med) disabled
2 (Jur) invalid; null and void
declarar inválida una elección to declare an election void
(Med) disabled person
inválido de guerra disabled ex-serviceman
recibe una pensión como inválido de guerra
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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