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English definition of “narcotic”

narcotic

adjective     /nɑːˈkɒt.ɪk/ US  /nɑːrˈkɑːt̬-/
relating to drugs that make you want to sleep and prevent pain : narcotic drugs a narcotic effect Specific types of drugDrugs - general wordsSpecific medicines and drugs
(Definition of narcotic adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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