disablement vs impairment what difference

what is difference between disablement and impairment

English

Etymology

disable +‎ -ment

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪsˈeɪbəl.mənt/

Noun

disablement (countable and uncountable, plural disablements)

  1. (formal) The action of disabling or the state of being disabled.
    The world would change if countries agreed to the disablement of all nuclear weapons.

Synonyms

  • incapacitation

Related terms

  • disable

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English

Alternative forms

  • empairment (rare)

Etymology

impair +‎ -ment

Noun

impairment (countable and uncountable, plural impairments)

  1. The result of being impaired
  2. A deterioration or weakening
  3. A disability or handicap
  4. an inefficient part or factor.
  5. (accounting) A downward revaluation, a write-down.

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