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alcoholicnoun [C]

us   /ˌæl·kəˈhɔ·lɪk, -ˈhɑl·ɪk/
a person who is unable to give up the habit of drinking too much alcohol
alcoholic
adjective us   /ˌæl·kəˈhɔ·lɪk, -ˈhɑl·ɪk/
alcoholic content
(Definition of alcoholic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “alcoholic”
in Arabic كُحولي, يَحْتَوي عَلَى الكُحول…
in Korean 알코올을 함유한…
in Portuguese alcoólico…
in Catalan alcohòlic…
in Japanese アルコールが入った, アルコールの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 含酒精的…
in Turkish alkolik, ayyaş kişi…
in Russian алкоголик…
in Chinese (Traditional) 含酒精的…
in Italian alcolico…
in Polish alkoholi-k/czka…
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