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Meaning of “deaf” - Learner’s Dictionary

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 Arabic أَطْرَش…
in Korean 청각 장애의…
in Malaysian pekak, tuli…
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 Vietnamese điếc, làm ngơ…
in Spanish sordo…
in Portuguese surdo…
in Thai หูหนวก, ไม่ยอมฟัง…
in German taub…
in Catalan sord…
in Japanese 耳の不自由な人…
in Indonesian tuli…
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 Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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