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impairment
American English: /ˌɪmˈpɛrmənt/
British English: /ɪmˈpɛːm(ə)nt/

Translation of impairment in Spanish:

noun

  • uncountable and countable (physical, mental) visual impairment
    problemas (feminine plural) de vista
    speech impairment
    impedimento (masculine) del habla
    I foresee no further impairments to her progress
    no veo más impedimentos para su progreso
    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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