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adjective     deaf pronunciation in American English
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  1. not able to hear anything, or not able to hear very well. Many deaf people wear a hearing aid to help them hear. Deaf people often use their hands to communicate in sign language, and many can lip-read what other people are saying
    totally/partially deaf:

    She’s been totally deaf since birth.

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     deafness pronunciation in American English
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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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