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addictnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈæd.ɪkt/
B2 a ​person who cannot ​stop doing or using something, ​especially something ​harmful: a ​drug/​heroin addict a ​gambling addicthumorous I'm a ​chocolate/​shopping addict.
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(Definition of addict from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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addictnoun [C]

 us   /ˈæd·ɪkt/
a ​person who is ​unable to ​stop doing or using something
(Definition of addict from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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