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alcohol abuse Line breaks: al¦co|hol abuse

Definition of alcohol abuse in English:


[mass noun]
The habitual excessive use of alcohol: Dawn’s father was put into rehab for alcohol abuse
More example sentences
  • The campaign will also bring attention to the damage caused to family life by alcohol abuse.
  • Smokers in alcohol recovery may be more addicted to nicotine than smokers who don't have a history of alcohol abuse.
  • Alcoholism, or alcohol dependence, is the most severe form of alcohol abuse.


alcohol abuser

Example sentences
  • Interventions are commonly used on those thought to be drug or alcohol abusers by concerned relatives and friends.
  • The genteel appearance belies its gritty purpose: Phoenix House is a rehabilitation centre for drug and alcohol abusers, treating 6,000 people a day.
  • He was a recovering drug and alcohol abuser.

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