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English definition of “addicted”

addicted

adjective uk   /əˈdɪk.tɪd/ us  
unable to stop taking drugs, or doing something as a habit: By the age of 14 he was addicted to heroin. I'm addicted to (= I very often eat) chocolate. I know that if I start watching a soap opera I immediately become hopelessly addicted.
addiction
uk   /əˈdɪk.ʃən/ us  
B2 drug addiction his addiction to alcohol
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