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Meaning of “heroin” in the English Dictionary

"heroin" in British English

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heroinnoun [U]

uk   /ˈher.əʊ.ɪn/  us   /-oʊ-/
a ​powerfulillegaldrug: Heroin is ​obtained from ​morphine and is ​extremelyaddictive. a heroin ​addict She ​died from a heroin ​overdose.

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(Definition of heroin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"heroin" in American English

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heroinnoun [U]

 us   /ˈher·oʊ·ɪn/
a ​powerfulillegaldrug
(Definition of heroin from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “heroin”
in Korean 헤로인…
in Arabic هيروين…
in Malaysian heroin…
in French héroïne…
in Russian героин…
in Chinese (Traditional) 海洛因…
in Italian eroina…
in Turkish eroin…
in Polish heroina…
in Spanish heroína…
in Vietnamese hêrôin…
in Portuguese heroína…
in Thai เฮโรอีน…
in German das Heroin…
in Catalan heroïna…
in Japanese ヘロイン(違法薬物の1つ)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 海洛因…
in Indonesian heroin…
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