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amnesia

noun [U] uk   /æmˈniː.zi.ə/ /-ʒə/ us  
a medical condition that makes you unable to remember things: After the accident he suffered periods of amnesia.Forgetting and forgetfulnessDisorders of muscles and the nervous system
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