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verb [transitive] deafen pronunciation in American English /ˈdef(ə)n/
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present tense
present participledeafening
past tensedeafened
past participledeafened
  1. 1
    if a noise deafens you, you cannot hear anything else because it is so loud

    They were deafened by the noise of the aircraft.



to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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