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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She was "the leading feminist in the American Deaf community" of her day advocating for deaf women's participation in associations and the national deaf-mute college (Lang, p.
If these far-flung people could only slip off labels like caretaker, deaf-mute, tourist, and foreigner, they would realize they are speaking exactly the same language.
Soon after, The Life of the Deaf-Mute published strong criticism of deaf education, including the Party-supported application of strict oralism.
Diego, the deaf-mute, for example, communicates by reading lips and then writing his response on a note pad he carries around with him.
he had attempted to cure a deaf-mute but wasn't making much progress.
In this project we had to pay great attention to the common way deaf-mute people communicate - the sign language," said Andy Yang, Vice President at Acromate.
Karachi -- Amid reports that Geeta, a deaf-mute Indian girl who accidentally crossed over to Pakistan 14 years ago, has a husband and a son waiting for her at her native village, the 23-year-old has denied that she ever got married.
Here, among the bars, palazzos and canals of this watery city, his personal curiosity about the apparent suicide of a deaf-mute man leads to the discovery of something far more disturbing.
With her friends Mary and Billy (an Aboriginal girl and a deaf-mute boy), they make an unlikely trio whose bonds run deep.
His story, told in narrative form with some conversations recreated and some characters disguised, reads like a Cold War thriller, complete with secret meetings, turncoats, torture, cannibalism and a deaf-mute masseuse.
AFIRE ENGINE driver failed to give way at a red light before a crash that killed a deaf-mute motorist, a court heard yesterday.
A court heard how deaf-mute social worker Andreas Milakovic's life became dominated by his son Yacob's disability and he sank into a deep depression as he struggled to cope with his painful fits.