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cocaine

noun [U] uk   /kəʊˈkeɪn/ /kə-/ us    /koʊ-/
a drug used in medicine to prevent pain and also used illegally, often in the form of a white powder that is breathed in through the nose
Translations of “cocaine”
in Spanish cocaína…
in French cocaïne…
in German das Kokain…
in Chinese (Traditional) 可卡因,古柯鹼…
in Russian кокаин…
in Turkish kokain…
in Chinese (Simplified) 可卡因,古柯碱…
in Polish kokaina…
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