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English definition of “addict”

addict

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈædɪkt/
DRUGS B2 someone who cannot stop taking a drug: a heroin/drug addict Drug addictionAddiction
INTEREST informal someone who likes something very much and does it or has it very often: a TV/computer game addictAddictionDrug addiction
(Definition of addict from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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