registered disabled

adjective social welfare (in Britain)

(of a handicapped person) on a local authority register under the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970
on a register kept by the Manpower Services Commission for employment purposes, and holding a green identity card, thus qualifying for special services

Nearby words

  1. register ton,
  2. register tonnage,
  3. registered,
  4. registered bond,
  5. registered dietitian,
  6. registered general nurse,
  7. registered mail,
  8. registered nurse,
  9. registered post,
  10. registered representative

Abbreviation: registered handicapped


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