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InterlinguaEdit

AdjectiveEdit

deficiente (comparative plus deficiente, superlative le plus deficiente)

  1. deficient

ItalianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin dēficientem.

AdjectiveEdit

deficiente (masculine and feminine plural deficienti)

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

NounEdit

deficiente m or f (plural deficienti)

  1. half-wit
  2. moron, clot

LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

deficiente

  1. ablative singular of dēficiēns

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin dēficientem.

PronunciationEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

deficiente m or 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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NounEdit

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.
  2. (informal) idiot, fool

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin dēficientem.

AdjectiveEdit

deficiente (plural deficientes)

  1. deficient
  2. unsatisfactory