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English language (monolingual) [Non-PRO] Medical - Medical (general)
English term or phrase:general
A child exhibits one or more of the following characteristics, over a long period of time and to a marked degree, which adversely affects educational performance:
A general pervasive mood of unhappiness or depression
Explanation: Both words mean the same thing, so it doesn't really add anything to the sentence.
philgoddard United States Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 20
Thank you very much :)
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thank you very much, philgoddard :)
Asker: Oh wait, Does "pervasive" mean "severe" in this case?
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