aphasia Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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aphasianoun [U]

uk   us   /əˈfeɪ.ʒə/ specialized
a ​medicalcondition that makes a ​personunable to ​speak, write, or ​understandspeech or writing because of ​damage to the ​brain
adjective uk   us   /-zɪk/
The ​girl was aphasic because of ​braindamagesuffered during a ​difficultbirth.
(Definition of aphasia from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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