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hard of hearing

adjective /ˈhɑrd əv ˈhɪər·ɪŋ/
unable to hear well
Translations of “hard of hearing”
in Korean 귀가 어두운…
in Arabic ضَعيف السمع…
in Portuguese com deficiências auditivas…
in Catalan dur d’orella…
in Japanese 耳が遠い, 耳がよく聞こえない…
in Italian non udente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聽力不佳的, 耳背的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 听力不佳的, 耳背的…
(Definition of hard of hearing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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