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Paralympic Games

Overview

Define the English word Paralympic Games below. Paralympic Games is a proper noun. Also define these 15 related words and terms: international, sports, competition, participate, sportsperson, physical, disability, hold, four, year, counterpart, Olympic Games, venue, Paralympiad, and Paralympics.

English

Etymology

Blend of paraplegic +‎ Olympic Games.

Proper noun

Paralympic Games

  1. An international sports competition participated in by sportspeople with physical disabilities, which is held every four years as a counterpart of the Olympic Games and nowadays at the same venue.
    Synonyms: Paralympiad, Paralympics
    • Sportsperson definition
      Someone who plays sport, regardless of gender.
    • Disability definition
      State of being disabled; deprivation or want of ability; absence of competent physical, intellectual, or moral power, means, fitness, and the like. (1 of 5 disability definitions)

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