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British English: /dɛf/
American English: /dɛf/

Translation of deaf in French:



  • 1
    (person, animal)
    sourd voir note
    to go deaf
    devenir sourd
    to be deaf in one ear that's his deaf ear
    il n'entend pas de cette oreille, il est sourd de cette oreille
  • 2 [figurative]to be deaf to
    être sourd à
    to turn a deaf ear to
    faire la sourde oreille à, rester sourd à
    to fall on deaf ears
    (request, advice)
    ne pas trouver d'écho


to be as deaf as a post


there are none so deaf as those who will not hear

il n'est pire sourd que celui qui ne veut pas entendre [proverb]
Ce mot peut être perçu comme injurieux dans cette acception. Lui préférer hearing-impaired.
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