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drug
British English: /drʌɡ/
American English: /drəɡ/

Translation of drug in German:

noun

  • 1 (Medicine, Pharmacy)
    [Arznei]mittel, das
    (as ingredient)
    Mittel, das
    this patient is on drugs
    dieser Patient muss Medikamente nehmen
  • 2 (narcotic, opiate, etc.)
    Droge, die
    take drugs
    Drogen od. Rauschgift nehmen
    be on drugs
    [regelmäßig] Drogen od. Rauschgift nehmen
  • 3 (Business) [figurative]a drug on the market
    unverkäufliche Ware
    ein Ladenhüter
    [colloquial]

transitive verb -gg-

  • 1 (administer drug to) See examples:he was drugged and kidnapped
    er wurde betäubt und entführt
  • 2 (add drug to) See examples:drug somebody's food/drink
    jemandes Essen/Getränk Dat. ein Betäubungsmittel beimischen

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