impaired

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪmˈpɛərd/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(im pârd)


WordReference English Collocations © 2020

impaired

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. deaf or hearing impaired [students, viewers]
  2. is [speech, hearing] impaired
  3. impaired [speech] is [normal, expected]
  4. [guide, seeing-eye] dogs for [sight, vision] -impaired people
  5. made her physically impaired
  6. has become impaired [through, as a result of, due to]
  7. arrested for impaired driving
  8. arrested for driving while impaired
  9. don't drive while impaired
  10. are too impaired to drive
  11. impaired [renal, liver] function
  12. an impaired [banking, political, class, communications] system
additional examples
  1. has impaired vision
  2. in an impaired (mental) state
  3. physically impaired [individuals, persons]
  4. deaf or hearing impaired [students, viewers]
  5. is [speech, hearing] impaired
  6. impaired [speech] is [normal, expected]
  7. [guide, seeing-eye] dogs for [sight, vision] -impaired people
  8. made her physically impaired
  9. has become impaired [through, as a result of, due to]
  10. arrested for impaired driving
  11. arrested for driving while impaired
  12. don't drive while impaired
  13. are too impaired to drive
  14. impaired [renal, liver] function
  15. an impaired [banking, political, class, communications] system
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

impair

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. impaired her [judgment, ability, understanding]
  2. impaired her [ability] to [walk, tell, speak, judge]
  3. the [laser beams, explosion, flashing lights] impaired his [vision, eyesight]
  4. [can, may, will] impair your [eyesight]
  5. the [noise, explosion, racket, swimming] impaired his hearing
  6. [smoking, drinking, not exercising] impaired her health
  7. [age, nerves, arthritis] impaired her driving
  8. [she, injuries, red tape, delays] impaired their [progress, advancements]
  9. [unpaid bills, debts, dishonesty, poor management] impaired their credit
  10. impaired by [the sun, alcohol, noise, debts, injuries]
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