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Spanish translation of “deaf”

deaf

adjective /def/
unable to hear She has been deaf since birth. (with to) refusing to understand or to listen He was deaf to all arguments. deafness noun deafen verb to make hearing difficult; to have an unpleasant effect on the hearing I was deafened by the noise of the aircraft overhead. deafening adjective very loud the deafening roar of the engine. deaf-mute noun a person who is deaf and dumb. fall on deaf ears (of a warning etc) to be ignored.
caer en oídos sordos
I warned him not to criticize her, but my advice clearly fell on deaf ears.
turn a deaf ear to deliberately to ignore They turned a deaf ear to my suggestion.
(Definition of deaf from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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