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spirit

noun (ALCOHOL)    /ˈspɪr.ɪt/
C1 [C or U] a strong alcoholic drink: Vodka is a type of spirit. Spirits are more expensive than beer, but they get you drunk faster.Spirits and distilling [U] Some types of spirit are alcoholic liquids used especially for cleaning, mixing with paint, etc.: Thin the paint with white spirit.Cleaning agents
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