Meaning of “alcoholism” in the English Dictionary

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"alcoholism" in American English

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alcoholismnoun [ U ]

us /ˈæl·kəˌhɔˌlɪz·əm, -hɑlˌɪz-/

the condition of being unable to stop drinking too much alcohol, often causing you to be unable to live and work in society

(Definition of “alcoholism” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)