Definition of 'narcotic'
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The ability to procure what is otherwise considered an illegal narcotic reflects a softening stance towards it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Brain similarities are suggested by the effects of narcotics. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Meanwhile, organised crime continues to flourish on the back of the trade in illegal narcotics. The Sun (2011)Most addicts look like you and me and are hooked not on illegal narcotics like heroin but on medicines such as sleeping tablets and painkillers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The only problem is, it's based on illegal narcotics. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He said: 'A usable amount of an illegal narcotic tentatively identified as cocaine was recovered. The Sun (2007)
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Translations for 'narcotic'
British English: narcotic NOUN
Narcotics are drugs such as opium or heroin which make you sleepy and stop you feeling pain. You can also use narcotics, especially in American English, to mean any kind of illegal drug.
He was indicted for dealing in narcotics.
British English: narcotic ADJECTIVE
If something, especially a drug, has a narcotic effect, it makes the person who uses it feel sleepy.
...hormones that have a narcotic effect on the immune system.
Definition of narcotic from the Collins English Dictionary
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