Definition of prelingually deaf in English:

prelingually deaf

Syllabification: pre·lin·gual·ly deaf
Pronunciation: /prēˈliNGg(yə)wəlē ˈdef
 
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adjective

  • Deaf from birth or from a time in infancy before the development of the ability to speak.
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    • The employee, Mr Taylor, is profoundly and prelingually deaf.

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