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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
Ce mot peut être perçu comme injurieux dans cette acception. Lui préférer hearing-impaired.

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