Definition of Zyban in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈzʌɪban/


[mass noun] trademark
The antidepressant bupropion, used to relieve nicotine withdrawal symptoms in people giving up smoking.
Example sentences
  • The best possible outcome requires both medication - nicotine patches, Zyban and so forth - as well as psychosocial intervention.
  • She also started taking Zyban and using a nicotine patch.
  • Martin, 50, has tried to give up countless times, using nicotine patches, nicotine gum, the drug Zyban, and smoking cessation classes.


1990s: an invented name, probably from ban1 or banish.

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