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braille

noun [U]
 
 
/breɪl/
a system of printing for blind people, using raised patterns that they read by touchingPrinting and word processingHandicap and the disabled
Translations of “braille”
in Korean 점자…
in Arabic طريقة برايل…
in French braille…
in Turkish körlere mahsus kabartma yazı, körler alfabesi…
in Italian braille…
in Chinese (Traditional) 盲文點字法, 布萊葉盲文…
in Russian шрифт Брайля…
in Polish alfabet Braille'a, brajl…
in Spanish Braille…
in Portuguese braile…
in German die Blindenschrift…
in Catalan braille…
in Japanese (ブライユ)点字法…
in Chinese (Simplified) 盲文点字法, 布莱叶盲文…
(Definition of braille from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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