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Turkish translation of “deaf”

deaf

adjective     /def/
B1 unable to hear
sağır
Many deaf people learn to lip read. He goes to a school for the deaf.Handicap and the disabled
be deaf to sth C2 to refuse to listen to something
dinlememek, kulaklarını tıkamak, söylenenlere itibar etmemek
Neglecting and ignoringNot paying attentionTreating as unimportant
deafness noun [U]
sağırlık
→ See also fall on deaf ears, tone-deaf
(Definition of deaf adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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