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deaf

adjective
 
 
/def/
B1 unable to hear: Many deaf people learn to lip read. He goes to a school for the deaf.Handicap and the disabled
be deaf to sth to refuse to listen to somethingNeglecting and ignoringNot paying attentionTreating as unimportant
deafness noun [U] →  See also fall on deaf ears , tone-deaf
Translations of “deaf”
in Korean 청각 장애의…
in Arabic أَطْرَش…
in French sourd…
in Turkish sağır…
in Italian sordo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 耳聾的,聽不見的,失聰的, 不願聽的, 充耳不聞的…
in Russian глухой…
in Polish niesłyszący, głuchy…
in Spanish sordo…
in Portuguese surdo…
in German taub…
in Catalan sord…
in Japanese 耳の不自由な人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 耳聋的,听不见的,失聪的, 不愿听的, 充耳不闻的…
(Definition of deaf from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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