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She battled mental health issues and drug addiction for many years. The Sun (2016)The proposals are part of an official review into the effects of obesity and drug and drink addiction. The Sun (2016)In human affairs we can classify many habits and obsessive compulsive behaviour or addictions as short circuits. TUNNEL VISIONS: Journeys of an Underground Philosopher (2001)There have been episodes of drug and alcohol addiction. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The dad of three had battled booze and drug addiction for many years. The Sun (2014)It aims to give smokers a proper understanding of nicotine addiction and withdrawal symptoms. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The heroin substitute can help addicts control and beat their addiction. The Sun (2014)In common with all celebrity memoirs there is also a battle with drug addiction. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Loads of my friends have used them to help beat their addiction. The Sun (2013)He has battled successfully against drink and drug addictions. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Nobody with a mental health problem or in the grip of drug or alcohol addiction should be in prison. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There have been extensive tests and surveys by addiction clinics claiming to prove that smoking constitutes a physical addiction to nicotine. Self-Hypnosis (1994)She's had to look after herself while her mum fights drug addiction. The Sun (2011)
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British English: addiction NOUN
Addiction is the condition of taking harmful drugs and being unable to stop taking them.
She helped him fight his drug addiction.
Definition of addiction from the Collins English Dictionary
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