deaf-mute

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deaf-mute

1. a person who is unable to hear or speak
2. unable to hear or speak
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The next phase will consist of training bankers on the terminologies in sign language, as well as teaching deaf and dumb the essential banking transactions they might need.
It makes sense to choose the candidate who can communicate in the common tongue, as sign language is restricted to the deaf and dumb.
Hassan's sister Summaya, 13 and younger Brother Faisal, 10 have also the same impairment and they study at government school for deaf and dumb children Timergara.
While Veronica Strong-Boag, in her discussion of the transition of the care of disabled children from private to public support, correctly highlights how residential and "segregationist" schools like the Manitoba Institute for the Deaf and Dumb quickly outstripped the fiscal expectations of provincial governments, she groups deaf schools with other coercive 19th-century public institutions.
The New York Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb opened in 1818, and from the outset its maritime location and the investment of its administrators in maritime commerce shaped its curriculum.
Srinagar, June 7 ( ANI ): The eighth National Deaf and Dumb Chess Championship, organized by the sports authorities of Jammu and Kashmir to provide the specially abled players a platform to boost their morales, began here on Tuesday.
THE Supreme Court ( SC) on Monday held that courts can rely on the testimony of a deaf and dumb witness as nods and gestures are not only admissible but also possess evidentiary value.
Peet presented "The Castle of Silence" in sign language for an audience of hearing and deaf people at the 1859 closing exercises of the New York Institution of the Deaf and Dumb, from which she had graduated six years earlier.
In a report on a fatal accident on Saturday December 17, we said that a deaf and dumb OAP was killed.
Summary: AJMAN - His Highness Shaikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ajman, has offered to help 20 members of Jordan's Ali Bin Al Hussein Club for the Deaf and Dumb to perform Umrah.
Even if I get one, I would behave like a deaf and dumb person," he said.
Djordjadze recently stepped forward as a sculptor before a wider audience, with the works Deaf and Dumb Universe and Fold B (Large), both created in 2008 and shown at the Fifth Berlin Biennale.