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drinking

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈdrɪŋ.kɪŋ/

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).
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drinking noun [U] (LIQUID)

the act of taking liquid in through your mouth: This water is not for drinking.
Translations of “drinking”
in Chinese (Traditional) 酒精, 喝酒,飲酒…
in Russian пьянство…
in Turkish içki içme, demlenme, alkol alma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 酒精, 喝酒,饮酒…
in Polish alkohol, picie (alkoholu)…
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