Hearing-impaired



[heer-ing-im-paird] /ˈhɪər ɪŋ ɪmˌpɛərd/

adjective
1.
having reduced or deficient hearing ability; hard-of-hearing:
special programs for hearing-impaired persons.
noun
2.
(used with a plural verb) hearing-impaired persons collectively (usually preceded by the).

hearing-impaired adj.

n.
Persons who are deficient in hearing or are deaf.

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