deaf collocations and examples

 UK /def/

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not able to hear anything or hear well

Adverbs frequently used with deaf
very or completely deaf: completely, profoundly, severely, totally, veryHe has been profoundly deaf since birth.deaf to some extent: partially, slightlyShe is now partially deaf and blind in one eye.
Verbs frequently used with deaf
be or become deaf: be born, become, goA child born deaf has immense difficulty in learning speech because the sounds are not there to be heard and repeated.make someone deaf: leave someoneHe was very sick when he was two and it left him deaf.
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