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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Life is not easy being born a deaf-mute, said Tare, who now works as a dishwasher in the main branch of Jollibee in this city.
"Every deaf-mute sent to us already has a language," he wrote.
The conflict with border soldiers everyday till a deaf-mute baby becomes a catalyst for better communication between them.
In the Middle Ages three nuns at a countryside convent encounter a young gardener posing as a deaf-mute and try to resist temptation.
THE 'pepe-dede-ralismo' tandem of Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson and blogger Drew Olivar has again drawn controversy, this time posting a video that seemed to interpret 'federalism' in sign language, but was seen as tending to mock the deaf-mute community.
Also, producer and songwriter Ashraf Bazeed announced that a group of youth singers will present a song in Arabic and English; the song will also be aired on all satellite channels in sign language for deaf-mute people for the very first time in Egypt!
The ministry of external affairs short-listed some candidates after receiving a profuse response to a matrimonial ad posted on Facebook that sought a 'smart, deaf-mute boy' for Geeta.
At the Edhi Foundation in Karachi, its co-founder Bilquis Edhi took Geeta under her wing.Her story story captivated both Pakistanis and Indians after a Bollywood film with a similar plot was released in 2015.In the movie,Bajrangi Bhaijaan, actor Salman Khan played an Indian man who travels to Pakistan to reunite a deaf-mute girl with her family.
KUWAIT, Nov 19 (KUNA) -- As parliamentary candidates across the nation scramble to woo voters just a week away from elections on November 26, there is a segment of society these hopefuls might have forgotten about, the deaf-mute. Though highly overlooked, it would only bode well for a candidate to have this segment of the population on his or her side.
The program also aimed at empowering the staff to skillfully communicate with the deaf-mute and offer them the best service.
KARACHI -- The 23 year old deaf-mute Indian girl Geeta left for home on Monday via PK 272 after no less than 13 years long wait.
Pak High Commission representatives receiving #Geeta on arrival in New Delhi pic.twitter.com/KV0BQIQ4Dv Abdul Basit (@abasitpak1) October 26, 2015Geeta, the deaf-mute girl who was stranded in Pakistan for over a decade, arrived in New Delhi today to reunite with the people she believes are her family.