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American English: /rəˈtɑrdəd/
British English: /rɪˈtɑːdɪd/

Translation of retarded in Spanish:


  • [dated or offensive]
    [anticuado u ofensivo]
    he is mentally retarded
    es (un) retrasado mental
    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

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

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