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English definition of “epilepsy”


noun [U]  /ˈep·əˌlep·si/ us  
a disease of the brain that may cause a person to become unconscious and fall, and to lose control of his or her movements for a short time
adjective [not gradable]  /ˌep·əˈlep·tɪk/ us  
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