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  • v. Present participle of handicap.


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  • My two sons are 5 years apart, so handicapping is particularly important for multiplayer games.

    Economics in Candyland, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • "I don't like the idea of handicapping a coach by saying he's got to keep this guy or you've got this player we've already signed and you have to keep him whether he fits or not," said Nix.

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  • I like this idea a lot in theory but I question how the determination and subsequent "handicapping" of individuals fitness levels would work in practice.

    Economics and charity runs, Eric Crampton | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • They out-handicapped everyone on the goddamn farm and they didn't even know the horse betting term "handicapping"!

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  • Johnnic CEO Paul Edwards said government was "handicapping" the group by not giving all the answers needed for it to invest in the

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  • Sir Alex Ferguson has slammed the FA and accused them of "handicapping" England's chances of success at the World Cup by refusing to introduce a winter break. News RSS

  • We care about this kind of handicapping because it gives us a chance, after Harper's cabinet re-alignment earlier this month, to take stock of who's getting what done for this minority government and what lessons other cabinet ministers - I'm looking at you Jim Prentice and Tony Clement - might learn from these successes.

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  • The lingo of horse racing, with words like "handicapping" and "top runners," is being applied to two men: W.shington Archbishop Donald W. W.erl and Archbishop Raymond L. Burke, prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura, the Vatican's highest court.

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  • For instance, even the most scrupulous "handicapping" system can make little allowance for the indolence of a horse like Sea The Stars, whose superiority always seemed masked by an inclination to take it easy once he had hit the front.

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  • Even now, he refers to existing regulation as "handicapping" our markets, as if less rules and a more "pure" market would lead to better results.

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