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amphetamine

noun [C or U] uk   /æmˈfet.ə.miːn/ /-mɪn/  us   /-fet̬-/
any of several types of drug used as a stimulant (= a substance that makes the mind or body more active): Floyd was banned from racing after a drug test revealed traces of amphetamine in his urine.
Translations of “amphetamine”
in Korean 암페타민, 각성제…
in Arabic مُنشّطات…
in Malaysian amfetamina…
in Italian anfetamina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 苯丙胺,安非他命…
in Vietnamese thuốc kích thích…
in Spanish Anfetamina…
in Portuguese anfetamina…
in Thai แอมเฟตามีน…
in Catalan amfetamina…
in Japanese アンフェタミン(中枢神経刺激薬の一種)…
in Indonesian amfetamin, obat perangsang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 苯丙胺,安非他明…
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