Definition of retardate in English:

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retardate

Pronunciation: /rɪˈtɑːdeɪt/

noun

North American , dated or offensive
A person who has a mental disability.

Origin

1950s: from Latin retardat- 'slowed down', from the verb retardare (see retard).

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