Paralympic Games

[ par-uh-lim-pik, par- ]
/ ˈpær əˈlɪm pɪk, ˌpær- /

plural noun

an international competition for physically disabled athletes.
Also called Par·a·lym·pics.

OTHER WORDS FROM Paralympic Games

Par·a·lym·pi·an, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for paralympics

Paralympics
/ (ˌpærəˈlɪmpɪks) /

pl n

the Paralympics a sporting event, modelled on the Olympic Games, held solely for disabled competitorsAlso known as: the Parallel Olympics

Word Origin for Paralympics

C20: parallel + Olympics
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