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What are the difference between the two phrases "mental retardation"and "intellectural deficency" The explantion in dictinonary is same . Both of them are 智力缺陷。 Update . Typing error . second phrase shall be "intellectual deficits"
Nov 3, 2016 7:20 AM
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Outside of the medical field, "mental retardation" is generally avoided these days as it's politically incorrect. We do however use Intellectual Disability (ID). They are the same concept. You can also use "learning disability".
November 3, 2016
All your expressions have a clear meaning but are not used in everyday English, at least in my UK experience. It's important to use monolingual dictionaries for expressions like these. Using monolingual dictionaries helps you think a bit more like a native speaker, and means that you are less likely to translate literally.
November 3, 2016
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