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re·tard·ed

 (rĭ-tär′dĭd)
adj.
1. Often Offensive Affected with intellectual disability.
2. Occurring or developing later than desired or expected; delayed.
3. Offensive Slang Socially inappropriate or foolish.
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retarded

(rɪˈtɑːdɪd)
adj
(Psychology) old-fashioned offensive underdeveloped, esp mentally. See also ESN, mental handicap, subnormal2
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re•tard•ed

(rɪˈtɑr dɪd)

adj.
1. characterized by retardation: a retarded child.
n.
2. the retarded, mentally retarded persons collectively.
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retarded

In the past, when a child had a mental condition that made learning difficult, people used to say that he or she was retarded, backward, simple, or educationally subnormal. Nowadays these words are avoided because they are thought to be offensive. The adjective mentally handicapped is sometimes used to describe children who have a mental condition of this kind. However, the most sensitive ways of referring to such children are to call them children with special needs or children with learning difficulties.

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.retarded - people collectively who are mentally retarded; "he started a school for the retarded"
people - (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
Adj.1.retarded - relatively slow in mental or emotional or physical development; "providing a secure and sometimes happy life for the retarded"
unintelligent, stupid - lacking intelligence; "a dull job with lazy and unintelligent co-workers"
precocious - characterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development or maturity (especially in mental aptitude); "a precocious child"; "a precocious achievement"
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retarded

adjective
Offensive. Having only a limited ability to learn and understand:
Informal: soft.
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Translations
مُعاق، مُتَخَلِّف
zaostalý
retarderet
seinòroska
zekâ özürlü

retarded

[rɪˈtɑːdɪd]
A. ADJretardado, retrasado
B. NPL the retardedlos retrasados (mentales)
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retarded

[rɪˈtɑːrdɪd] adj (old-fashioned or offensive)arriéré(e)
mentally retarded → arriéré(e) mental(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

retarded

adjzurückgeblieben; growth, progressverzögert; mentally retardedgeistig zurückgeblieben
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retarded

[rɪˈtɑːdɪd] adj (Med) → ritardato/a
to be mentally retarded → essere (un(a)) ritardato/a mentale
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retard

(rəˈtaːd) verb
to make slower or later. The country's economic progress was retarded by strikes; The baby's development was retarded by an accident he had shortly after birth.
ˌretarˈdation (riːtaː-) noun
reˈtarded adjective
a mentally retarded child.
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retarded

a. retardado-a, intelecto lento-a emocional, o en desarrollo académico.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

retarded

* adj retrasado; mentally —* con discapacidad intelectual, retrasado mental
* potencialmente ofensivo, potentially offensive
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