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autism

noun [U] uk   /ˈɔː.tɪ.zəm/ us    /ˈɑː.t̬ɪ-/
a failure to develop social abilities, language, and other communication skills to the usual level: Autism is four times more common in boys than in girls.
autistic
adjective uk   /ɔːˈtɪs.tɪk/ us    /ɑː-/
One child in 5,000 is autistic.
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