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opiumnoun [U]

uk   /ˈəʊ.pi.əm/  us   /ˈoʊ.pi.əm/
(Definition of opium from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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opiumnoun [U]

 us   /ˈoʊ·pi·əm/
a ​drug made from ​poppyplants and used in ​medicine to ​controlpain or ​helppeoplesleep
(Definition of opium from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “opium”
in Korean 아편…
in Arabic أفيون…
in Malaysian candu…
in French opium…
in Russian опиум…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鴉片…
in Italian oppio…
in Turkish afyon…
in Polish opium…
in Spanish opio…
in Vietnamese thuốc phiện…
in Portuguese ópio…
in Thai ฝิ่น…
in German das Opium…
in Catalan opi…
in Japanese アヘン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鸦片…
in Indonesian candu…
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