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      n   pl   , -ties  
1    the condition of being unable to perform a task or function because of a physical or mental impairment  
2    something that disables; handicap  
3    lack of necessary intelligence, strength, etc.  
4    an incapacity in the eyes of the law to enter into certain transactions  

disability clause  
      n   (in life assurance policies) a clause enabling a policyholder to cease payment of premiums without loss of coverage and often to receive a pension or indemnity if he becomes permanently disabled  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  


1    affliction, ailment, complaint, defect, disablement, disorder, handicap, impairment, infirmity, malady  
2    disqualification, impotency, inability, incapacity, incompetency, unfitness, weakness  

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