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Main Entry: 1hand·i·cap
Pronunciation: primarystresshan-di-secondarystresskap
Function: noun
1 : a race or contest in which competitors with different levels of ability are given an artificial advantage or disadvantage to equalize chances of winning; also : the advantage or disadvantage given
2 a : a disadvantage that makes progress or success difficult <being lazy was a handicap> b sometimes offensive : a physical disability

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