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noun [U]     /ˈæl.kə.hɒl/ US  /-hɑːl/
A2 a clear liquid that can make you drunk , also used as a solvent (= a substance that dissolves another) and in fuel and medicines : Most wines contain around twelve percent alcohol. I could smell the alcohol on his breath . an alcohol- free lager Alcohol - general wordsSpecific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the bodyTypes of chemical
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