Definition of prelingually deaf in English:

prelingually deaf

Line breaks: pre|lin¦gual¦ly deaf
Pronunciation: /priːˈlɪŋɡw(ə)li


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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