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Translation of "deaf" - English-Spanish dictionary

deaf

adjective   /def/
B1 not able to hear sordo Many deaf people use sign language. He goes to a school for the deaf.
as deaf as a post
completely deaf más sordo que una tapia Grandad’s as deaf as a post.
(Definition of deaf from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

deaf

adjective /def/
unable to hear sordo She has been deaf since birth.
(with to) refusing to understand or to listen sordo He was deaf to all arguments.
deafness noun
sordera Her deafness is definitely getting worse.
deafen verb
to make hearing difficult; to have an unpleasant effect on the hearing ensordecer I was deafened by the noise of the aircraft overhead.
deafening adjective
very loud ensordecedor the deafening roar of the engine.
deaf-mute noun
a person who is deaf and dumb. sordomudo
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 hacerse el sordo 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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