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English definition of “repetitive strain injury”
repetitive strain injury
noun (also repetitive stress injury, abbreviation RSI) HR
› [U] a medical condition caused by repeated pressure or movements, usually leading to pain and weakness in the hand and arm: Office workers can suffer from work-related ill-health such as repetitive strain injury. → Compare carpal tunnel syndrome
› [C] an injury caused by repeated pressure or movements, usually affecting the hand and arm: She suffered repetitive stress injuries as a direct result of using badly designed keyboards.