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"aberration" in British English

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(Definition of “aberration” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"aberration" in American English

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aberrationnoun [ C ]

us /ˌæb·əˈreɪ·ʃən/

a change from what is typical or usual, esp. a temporary change:

The drop in our school’s test scores was dismissed as an aberration.

(Definition of “aberration” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)