Definition of “chronic fatigue syndrome” - English Dictionary

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“chronic fatigue syndrome” in British English

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chronic fatigue syndromenoun [ U ]

uk /ˌkrɒn.ɪk fəˈtiːɡ ˌsɪn.drəʊm/ us /ˌkrɑː.nɪk fəˈtiːɡ ˌsɪn.droʊm/ UK also ME, abbreviation CFS

an illness, sometimes lasting for several years, in which a person's muscles and joints (= places where two bones are connected) hurt and they are generally very tired

(Definition of “chronic fatigue syndrome” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“Chronic Fatigue Syndrome” in American English

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Chronic Fatigue Syndromenoun [ U ]

us /ˈkrɑn·ɪk fəˈtiɡ ˌsɪn·droʊm/

(Definition of “Chronic Fatigue Syndrome” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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