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

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opiumnoun [U]

uk   /ˈəʊ.pi.əm/  us   /ˈoʊ-/
a ​drug made from the ​seeds of a poppy (= ​redflower) that is used to ​controlpain or to ​helppeoplesleep. It can make a ​person who ​takes it ​want more of it and is sometimes used by ​people as an ​illegaldrug for ​pleasure: an opium ​addict
(Definition of opium from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"opium" in American English

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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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