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heroin

noun [U] uk   /ˈher.əʊ.ɪn/  us   /-oʊ-/
a powerful illegal drug: Heroin is obtained from morphine and is extremely addictive. a heroin addict She died from a heroin overdose.
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in Arabic هيروين…
in Korean 헤로인…
in Malaysian heroin…
in French héroïne…
in Turkish eroin…
in Italian eroina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 海洛因…
in Russian героин…
in Polish heroina…
in Vietnamese hêrôin…
in Spanish heroína…
in Portuguese heroína…
in Thai เฮโรอีน…
in German das Heroin…
in Catalan heroïna…
in Japanese ヘロイン(違法薬物の1つ)…
in Indonesian heroin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 海洛因…
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