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How to Pronounce deaf?

Correct pronunciation for the word "deaf" is [dˈɛf], [dˈɛf], [d_ˈɛ_f].

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"Deaf" in context

Deafness is the condition of being unable to hear, either completely or partially. A person who is deaf is unable to experience sounds in the same way as a person with normal hearing ability. Deafness can be classified as either congenital, which means the deafness was present from birth, or acquired deafness which means deafness occurred after birth. There are over 360 million people around the world who are affected by deafness and other communication disorders.

Deaf people communicate through sign language, body language, gestures, and facial expressions.

What are similar-sounding words for deaf?

Usage over time for deaf:

This graph shows how "deaf" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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