alcoholism Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"alcoholism" in British English

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alcoholismnoun [U]

uk   /ˈæl.kə.hɒl.ɪ.zəm/  us   /-hɑː.lɪ-/
the ​condition of being an ​alcoholic: Alcoholism ​cost me my ​job, my ​health, and ​finally my ​family.
(Definition of alcoholism from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"alcoholism" in American English

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alcoholismnoun [U]

 us   /ˈæl·kəˌhɔˌlɪz·əm, -hɑlˌɪz-/
the ​condition of being ​unable to ​stopdrinking 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)
Translations of “alcoholism”
in Arabic إدمان الخُمور…
in Korean 알코올 중독…
in Portuguese alcoolismo…
in Catalan alcoholisme…
in Japanese アルコール依存症…
in Chinese (Simplified) 酗酒…
in Turkish alkolizm…
in Russian алкоголизм…
in Chinese (Traditional) 酗酒…
in Italian alcolismo…
in Polish alkoholizm…
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