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the DTs

noun [plural] uk   /ˌdiːˈtiːz/ informal us  
abbreviation for delirium tremens: a physical condition, caused by drinking too much alcohol over a long period, in which you shake without being able to stop and see imaginary things: He's got a bad case of the DTs.
Translations of “the DTs”
in Chinese (Traditional) (長期酗酒引起的)震顫性譫妄…
in Chinese (Simplified) (长期酗酒引起的)震颤性谵妄…
(Definition of the DTs from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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