learning disability

learning disability
noun
a disorder found in children of normal intelligence who have difficulties in learning specific skills
Syn: ↑learning disorder
Hypernyms: ↑disorder, ↑upset
Hyponyms: ↑dyscalculia, ↑dysgraphia, ↑dyslexia

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noun, pl ⋯ -ties [count]
: a condition that makes learning difficult

students with learning disabilities

called also (chiefly Brit) learning difficulty

parents with learning disabled children

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ˈlearning disability 7 [learning disability] noun usually plural
a mental problem that people may have from birth, or that may be caused by illness or injury, that affects their ability to learn things

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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