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English definition of “dope”

dope

verb [T]     /dəʊp/ US  /doʊp/
to give a person or an animal drugs in order to make them perform better or worse in a competition : They were arrested for doping racehorses .Drugs - general wordsSpecific types of drug to give a person or an animal a drug to make them want to sleep : We always have to dope up our cat for long car journeys .Drugs - general wordsSpecific types of drug
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