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drug addict Syllabification: drug ad·dict
Pronunciation: /ˈdrəɡ adikt/

Definition of drug addict in English:

noun

A person who is addicted to an illegal drug.
Example sentences
  • Campbell entered the race vowing to help Vancouver's drug addicts.
  • For every decent family there was a drug dealer, for every working person a hopeless drug addict.
  • The only things you were sure to find in Angel Meadow Park were the hundreds of needles left by drug addicts.

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