Translation of retarded in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /rɪˈtɑːrdəd; rɪˈtɑːdɪd/


  • [dated or offensive/anticuado u ofensivo] retrasado [anticuado u ofensivo] he is mentally retarded es (un) retrasado mental
    More example sentences
    • He was also an adolescent with retarded social development, a Peter Pan who never grew up.
    • Now, it wasn't that Tim had any problems with his physical appearance, nor was he mentally retarded in any way.
    • He told the court that if a mentally retarded suspect was not competent to waive his rights, then the jury should not be allowed to hear the testimony of Russell.

plural noun/nombre plural

  • the retarded [dated or offensive/anticuado u ofensivo] los retrasados (mentales) [anticuado u ofensivo]

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