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Definition of street drug in English:

noun

informal
A drug sold illegally and used for its mood-altering, stimulant, or sedative effects: well known as an animal tranquillizer, ketamine is also used as an illicit street drug called ‘special K’
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  • The term illicit prescription drug use does not include the use or abuse of alcohol or "street drugs."
  • In Colorado, flu vaccine could actually become a street drug.
  • The active ingredient in ephedra is the chemical ephedrine, which can be converted into the street drug methamphetamine.

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