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alcoholnoun [U]

uk   /ˈæl.kə.hɒl/ us   /ˈæl.kə.hɑːl/
A2 a clear liquid that can make you drunk, also used as a solvent (= a substance that dissolves another) and in fuel and medicines: Most wines contain around twelve percent alcohol. I could smell the alcohol on his breath. an alcohol-free lager

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alcoholnoun [U]

us   /ˈæl·kəˌhɔl/
a liquid that is produced in making wine, beer, and liquor and that can cause changes in behavior in people who drink it: Most wines contain about 12% alcohol.
chemistry Alcohol is also any of a group of similar chemical substances used as solvents (= substances that dissolve others) and in fuel and medicines.
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