deficiente

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Interlingua[edit]

Adjective[edit]

deficiente (comparative plus deficiente, superlative le plus deficiente)

  1. deficient

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

deficiente (masculine and feminine plural deficienti)

  1. (followed by (di)) deficient (in)
  2. half-witted

Noun[edit]

deficiente m, f (plural deficienti)

  1. half-wit
  2. moron, clot

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

Ablative masculine singular of deficiens

Ablative feminine singular of deficiens

Ablative neuter singular of deficiens


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin dēficientem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌde.fi.ˈsjẽ.t͡ʃi/, /de.ˌfi.si.ˈẽ.t͡ʃi/

Adjective[edit]

deficiente m, f (plural deficientes, comparable)

  1. handicapped (having a handicap)
    Os empregados deficientes exigem vagas de estacionamento.
    Handicapped employees are demanding parking spaces.
  2. deficient (lacking resources or material)
    Este solo é deficiente em zinco.
    This soil is deficient in zinc.

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Noun[edit]

deficiente m f (plural deficientes)

  1. disabled or handicapped person
    Os deficientes auditivos estão aprendendo linguagem de sinais.
    People with hearing disabilities are learning sign language.

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

deficiente (plural deficientes)

  1. deficient
  2. unsatisfactory