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English definition of “drinking”

drinking

noun [U] uk   /ˈdrɪŋ.kɪŋ/ us  

drinking noun [U] (ALCOHOL)

the activity of drinking alcohol: I've done a lot of drinking since dad died. Drinking and driving is dangerous. The doctor told me to change my drinking habits (= not to drink so much alcohol).Drinking alcohol

drinking noun [U] (LIQUID)

the act of taking liquid in through your mouth: This water is not for drinking.Drinking
(Definition of drinking from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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