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

Translation of deaf in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1.1 to be deaf in one ear
    (temporarily)
    estar sordo de un oído
    (permanently)
    ser sordo de un oído
    to go deaf
    quedarse sordo
    he's deaf and dumb
    es sordomudo [often offensive]
    Example sentences
    • Thorn Park School is a day special school for deaf and partially hearing children from two to sixteen years of age.
    • Budgie is a hearing dog for the deaf and was brought in for assembly by his owner Tracy Lewis, who lives in the town.
    • If you're talking to a deaf person and a hearing person, don't just focus on the hearing person.
    1.2 (unwilling to hear)to be deaf to something
    hacer oídos sordos a algo
    he was deaf to her pleas/protests
    hizo oídos sordos a sus ruegos/protestas
    Example sentences
    • As I said last weekend, it's easy to become deaf to the sirens in Hackney.
    • It may be that I've been deaf to the roar of protest that has met this authoritarian and intrusive measure.
    • You appear to excel at giving orders but are deaf to the needs of your employees.

plural noun

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