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hard-of-hearing

[hahrd-uh v-heer-ing] /ˈhɑrd əvˈhɪər ɪŋ/
adjective, noun
Origin of hard-of-hearing
1555-1565
1555-65
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  • The aim of the method is to graduate its pupils as hard-of-hearing speaking people, instead of deaf-mutes.

    The Deaf Harry Best

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