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repetitive strain injurynoun [U]

uk   /rɪˌpet.ə.tɪv ˈstreɪn ˌɪn.dʒər.i/  us   /rɪˌpet̬.ə.t̬ɪv ˈstreɪn ˌɪn.dʒɚ.i/ (abbreviation RSI)
a painful medical condition that can cause damage to the hands, wrists, upper arms, and backs, especially of people who use computers and other forms of keyboard
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repetitive strain injurynoun

uk   us   (also repetitive stress injury, abbreviation RSI) HR
[U] a medical condition caused by repeated pressure or movements, usually leading to pain and weakness in the hand and arm: Office workers can suffer from work-related ill-health such as repetitive strain injury.
[C] an injury caused by repeated pressure or movements, usually affecting the hand and arm: She suffered repetitive stress injuries as a direct result of using badly designed keyboards.
(Definition of repetitive strain injury from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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