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anaesthesianoun [U]

mainly UK (US usually anesthesia) uk   us   /ˌæn.əsˈθiː.zi.ə/ /-ʒə/
a ​state in which someone does not ​feelpain, usually because of ​drugs they have been given specialized medical the ​quality of being ​unable to ​feelheat, ​cold, ​pain, ​touch, etc.
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