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hard of hearingadjective

/ˈhɑrd əv ˈhɪər·ɪŋ/
unable to hear well
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hard of hearingadjective [after verb]

uk   /ˌhɑːd əv ˈhɪə.rɪŋ/ us   /ˌhɑːrd əv ˈhɪr.ɪŋ/
not able to hear well: My father is quite old now and he's increasingly hard of hearing.
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Translations of “hard of hearing”
in Arabic ضَعيف السمع…
in Korean 귀가 어두운…
in Portuguese com deficiências auditivas…
in Catalan dur d’orella…
in Japanese 耳が遠い, 耳がよく聞こえない…
in Chinese (Simplified) 听力不佳的, 耳背的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聽力不佳的, 耳背的…
in Italian non udente…
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