Definition of impairment in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪmˈpɛːm(ə)nt/


[mass noun]
The state or fact of being impaired, especially in a specified faculty: a degree of physical or mental impairment [count noun]: a speech impairment
More example sentences
  • Genetic reasons and diseases can cause hearing impairment, according to the doctor.
  • His head injuries resulted in severe memory loss and general mental impairment.
  • None of them were apparently suffering from any disease or health impairment.

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