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verb [transitive] deafen pronunciation in American English /ˈdef(ə)n/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theydeafen
he/she/itdeafens
present participledeafening
past tensedeafened
past participledeafened
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    if a noise deafens you, you cannot hear anything else because it is so loud

    They were deafened by the noise of the aircraft.

    Synonyms and related words for this sense of deafen

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