Definition of 'drug'
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Drugs and diseases often affect different populations in starkly different ways. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is no more a genuine libertarian issue than are the costs of drug abuse or smoking. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The homeless drug addict tested positive for cocaine. The Sun (2016)The new drug is not a cure but may give her more time. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The proposals are part of an official review into the effects of obesity and drug and drink addiction. The Sun (2016)Lots of people do social drugs. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Illegal drugs were also found. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So effective is cacao as a pick-me-up that it is being embraced in the party crowd as a healthy alternative to synthetic dance drugs. Times, Sunday Times (2017) Food was my drug and I needed it. The Sun (2016)This means that designer synthetic drugs should be detected. Times, Sunday Times (2009)To administer the drug in a safe way also required intense periods of treatment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This was a man who had spent his life treating people dependent on drugs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They were often ignored when drugs and food were being handed out. The Sun (2010)They are dealing in illegal drugs and they are dealing in misery. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The remainder of his life was dotted with drink and drug problems and time spent in prison. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There have been calls for similar funds to improve the availability of drugs for other diseases. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But these kinds of incidents happen with the older chemical drugs as well. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He began a life of drug abuse and crime. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This could pave the way for new drugs and other treatments. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He admitted cruelty and administering a drug to an animal. The Sun (2009)This might lead to the discovery of new drugs to block the spread of cancer. The Sun (2016)The virus is by no means the exclusive preserve of cocaine and other drug users. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Everybody in the system knows that prison does not help drug addicts. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The vast majority of drugs are synthetic and almost all of these contain petrochemical derivatives. An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)His parents have to get up twice a night to administer the drugs. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It adds that the risks of the drug include mental illness and addiction. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The leafy suburbs and rural areas also have their fill of young people using drugs. Taking Drugs Seriously (1994)They are classed as supplementary foods rather than drugs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is no doubt that the illegal drugs trade presents a serious challenge to policing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But he succumbed to drink and drug abuse and his film career dried up. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We face a sharp increase in domestic violence, crime and alcohol and drugs abuse. The Sun (2009)
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Translations for 'drug'
British English: drug /drʌɡ/ NOUN
A drug is a chemical substance given to people to treat or prevent an illness or disease.
The drug is useful to hundreds of thousands of people.
- American English: drug
- Arabic: مُخْدِّر
- Brazilian Portuguese: droga
- Chinese: 药
- Croatian: lijek
- Czech: lék
- Danish: lægemiddel
- Dutch: geneesmiddel
- European Spanish: medicamento
- Finnish: lääke
- French: médicament
- German: Medikament
- Greek: φάρμακο
- Italian: farmaco
- Japanese: 薬
- Korean: 약
- Norwegian: medikament
- Polish: lekarstwo
- European Portuguese: droga
- Romanian: medicament
- Russian: медикамент
- Spanish: droga
- Swedish: läkemedel
- Thai: ยา
- Turkish: ilaç
- Ukrainian: ліки
- Vietnamese: thuốc chữa bệnh
Definition of drug from the Collins English Dictionary
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