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"aberration" in British English

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aberrationnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˌæb.əˈreɪ.ʃən/ formal
a ​temporarychange from the ​typical or ​usual way of ​behaving: In a ​moment of aberration, she ​agreed to go with him. I'm ​sorry I'm late - I had a mental aberration and ​forgot we had a ​meeting today.
(Definition of aberration from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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aberrationnoun [C]

 us   /ˌæb·əˈreɪ·ʃən/
a ​change from what is ​typical or ​usual, esp. a ​temporarychange: The ​drop in ​our school’s ​testscores was ​dismissed as an aberration.
(Definition of aberration from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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